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NJ Private, Co-Educational, Independent School Since 1981

Oak Hill Academy

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Oak Hill Academy is a NJ private school that is co-educational, independent, nonsectarian, and nonprofit for grades pre-kindergarten through eight with The Socrates School high school opening in the Fall of 2020. Oak Hill Academy received accreditation by the Middle States Association of Elementary Schools in 1986, 1996, 2008 and 2017. The Academy is also a member of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.

Joseph A. Pacelli Oak Hill Headmaster

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Headmaster Joseph A. Paccelli with students at our Monmouth County campus
Distinguished NJ private school's alternative high school approach

We have faith in our students’ future

We encourage and empower our students to bring their ideas to life. Hands-on opportunities are what we’re all about.

Top NJ Private School Student on our lincroft new jersey campus
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    Empower

    Empowering students with life skills leads to many positive outcomes including utilizing a growth mindset, dealing and benefiting from failure, having perseverance, and displaying self-awareness.

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    Engage

    Top level education within a small, caring PreK-8 community with a focus on the 21st century skills while providing a friendly atmosphere in which students are stimulated, challenged, and engaged in their education.

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    Awarding

    National Champion in Scholastic Achievement, Numerous Mathematics Titles, Academic Competition Awards, National Recognition for School Literature Publications, Recognition in the Performing, Applied, Musical, Dramatic and Computer Arts . . .

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    Graduation

    Oak Hill Academy prides itself on the preparation of its graduates for not only high school and college, but also the ever-changing landscape and challenges of their lives ahead.

Our students are talented, passionate, hard-working and full of good ideas.

Academic Calendar

Our programs are designed to meet the individual needs and unique learning style of each student. Each child is an active participant in a learning process which stresses real-world connections and interdisciplinary experiences.

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Our Teachers' and Students' Achievements

1981 Year Founded
40 Certified Teachers
1,480 Graduated Students
736 Award Winners

Our Latest News

Dr. Joseph Lipp to Lead Oak Hill Academy’s Socrates High School

Headmaster, Joseph Pacelli, of Oak Hill Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, has announced that Dr. Joseph Lipp will lead their new high school (The Socrates School), which is scheduled to open in September 2020. “As our plans continue to unfold, it is exciting to have an educator of Dr. Lipp’s experience and enthusiasm to be […]

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Oak Hill Academy 8th Grader Earns National Recognition on American Mathematics Competition

For the 10th year, Oak Hill Academy provided its students an opportunity to compete in the 35th annual American Mathematics Contest 8.  It is designed for middle school students in eighth grade and below.  It was a 25 question, 40 minute multiple choice test. The material covered on the AMC 8 includes topics from a […]

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Wreaths Across America Gala 2019

On December 13th, a group of six Oak Hill Academy students were invited to perform at the Wreaths Across America Gala in Arlington, VA on the eve of the annual laying of wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery.  Miss Patrice Murray, Director of Personnel/Administration and Mrs. Bridget DeVivo, Drama teacher, accompanied the students and their families […]

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Oak Hill Academy Three-peats as Best Delegation at the Christian Brothers Academy Model United Nations Conference

Oak Hill Three-peats as Best Delegation On Friday, November 22, Oak Hill Academy took a group of twenty students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade to Christian Brothers Academy to participate in its annual Model United Nations Conference. Oak Hill students competed against other schools and a total of 120 students. Our delegates were able […]

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Oak Hill Academy is a NJ private school that is co-educational, independent, nonsectarian, and nonprofit for grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

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I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have attended OHA. I can’t deny that attending OHA set me up for life.

~Dr. Thomas Dyne (OHA ’01)

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