Best Private school Monmouth County NJ

NJ Private, Co-Educational, Independent School Since 1981

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Oak Hill Academy

Meet Our Head Master

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 2021. 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

Top NJ Private School Students with Headmaster Joseph A. Paccelli
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

Outdoor Classrooms Come to Oak Hill Academy

This past summer was busy for the entire staff at Oak Hill Academy in Lincroft. They were tasked with the preparation for a full day, five day a week schedule for all grades, prekindergarten to eighth. As a result, ventilation systems were updated with bipolar ionization units and air purifiers were installed in all rooms […]

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Oak Hill Academy Is Prepared for Its Students in September

As school systems continue to deliberate how best to proceed regarding COVID-19, Oak Hill Academy has returned to its core principle of “reimagining the future” in envisioning its plan for the coming academic year. The private, co-educational school in Lincroft emphasizes a personalized approach to education, where the learning environment reflects each student’s individual needs. […]

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Class of 2020 ‘Thank you’

On what marks what should have been graduation day for the Oak Hill Academy Class of 2020, the 39th graduating class has put together a ‘Thank you’ video with the help of Mrs. Savarese. Please take a moment to congratulate the 34 members of the Class of 2020, and see how Oak Hill Academy has […]

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Early Reflections 2019-2020

Oak Hill Academy Lower School’s Literary Journal, Early Reflections. Please enjoy all of our amazing and talented writers here: Early Reflections 2020  A special “Thank you” to Mrs. Caprara for putting Early Reflections 2020 together.

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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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Oak Hill was my starting place of being challenged to think critically and engage in a diverse mindset. There’s no one class throughout years of education, including college, that prepared me for my current profession. Instead, it was the challenge to address problems with an interdisciplinary mindset that has influenced me the most. I’ll always be grateful to OHA for helping me start this way of thinking- it has been valuable in every aspect of my life.

~Kristen Berger (OHA ’07)

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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