Grades: K-8 | 296 students
HMJDS provides a positive environment focused on a strong academic foundation in Jewish and general studies.
The school reflects and teaches respect for the diversity of Jewish life, challenging our students to exemplify the values of Judaism and of American democratic principles. Our vision is built on a strong synergy between students and faculty.
Our educators inspire our students to find their passion and reach their highest potential, creating successful learners and leaders committed to the Jewish community and the global society.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Total Students||296 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||58 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 15 / Feb. 15 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$14,155|
|Tuition Notes||This is 2013-14 K-4 annual tuition. Grade 5-6 is $14,260 and 7-8 is $14,485|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$6,403|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Abbe Payton|
|Admissions Associate||Ethan Tarshish|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketball, Soccer,
Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||7 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chess, Spanish, Choir, Band, Sports, Direct Access To Sabes JCC, Judaics Enrichment Chess, Spanish, Choir, Band, Sports, Direct Access To Sabes JCC,
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