Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

North Campus: 6045 16th St., NW; South Campus 4715 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20011-0209
Tel: (202)291-5737
Grades: PK-6 | 341 students
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JPDS-NC is a pluralistic Jewish Day School that provides collaborative and experientail learning with an engaging and flexible dual curriculum of general and Jewish studies to childen in pre-kindergarten through grade six.
Our educational program meets high standards of academic excellence while nurturing each student to achieve success and self-confidence.
JPDS-NC is a learning environment permeated with warmth, joy and intellectual excitement.
Middle School opening in 2018.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 341 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,860
Admissions Director Sindy Udell
Admissions Associate Lindsey Marks

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCross Country,
DanceSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. STEM, art, breakdancing, chess, cooking, creative writing, dance, drama, karate, newspaper, podcasting, yoga STEM, art, breakdancing, chess, cooking, dance, drama, karate, newspaper, podcasting, yoga, creative writing,

School Notes

  • Please join us for an Open House at 9:30 am on October 27, December 5, and January 6. We have an evening open house on November 15 at 7:00 pm. Please rsvp to sindy.udell@jpds.org.
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