Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

450 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306-0943
Tel: (650)494-8200
Grades: K-8 | 405 students
Our Mission: To promote academic excellence, community responsibiliy and vibrant jewish living.
We are a community day school, providing an exceptional education in science, math, history, literature, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, sports, and technology to nearly 400 students.
The academic excellence of our program is built on rigorous standards, exceptional faculty, and small student to teacher ratios.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 405 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Aileen Mitchner


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Flag FootballGolf,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Palo Alto Prep (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Athena Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mountain View KinderCare (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palo Alto
    Athena Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 1-8 | 59 students
    0.1 miles
    525 San Antonio Av
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Palo Alto
    Casa Dei Bambini School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 75 students
    0.3 miles
    Po Box 60298
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Mountain View
    Grades: 8-12 | 64 students
    0.3 miles
    2462 Wyandotte Street
    Mountain View, CA 94043
  • Palo Alto
    Grades: K-9 | 390 students
    0.6 miles
    3880 Middlefield Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Palo Alto
    Achieve Kids
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 53 students
    0.7 miles
    3860 Middlefield Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94303

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