GREENSBORO, N.C. — The American Hebrew Academy which closed earlier this year will reopen. A message posted to the school's website indicated a possible new lease on life. The post states that the school plans to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year.
The message reads, "Exciting News! The Academy will be reopening for the 2020-2021 school year." It goes on further to read "Boarding and day students of all backgrounds are will soon be invited to apply for admission for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade online."
The school will operate under a new name and will be open to students of all cultural and religious backgrounds. They’re now accepting applications for 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students but haven't yet decided whether or not to resume 12-grade classes.
The school officially shut down for financial reasons at the end of the previous academic year in June.
Public records available with the Guilford County Register of Deeds show that on Monday, September 9, American Hebrew Academy (AHA) transferred financial liability of its 100-acre property in Greensboro NC, to Puxin Limited, a publicly-traded Beijing-based firm. The documents were prepared in Orange County and signed an notarized by a Durham County Notary Public on September 6th.
Puxin Limited is a Chinese K-12 after-school educational services provider based in Beijing. The Company offers study-abroad tutoring programs that help students to prepare for admission tests and applications for top schools, universities, and graduate programs. The documents also showed Puxin entered a lease agreement with AHA and the Deed of Trust amount of $26 million.
Students interested in applying for admission to the Academy or seeking further information should contact the Academy at 336-217-7100 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.