Kadima Day School

7011 Shoup Avenue
West Hills, CA 91307-0913
Tel: (818)346-0849
Grades: NS-8 | 256 students
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Kadima Day School provides an integrated general and Judaic studies education that is comprehensive and academically challenging.
Our commitment to educational excellence and Jewish tradition teaches our students to maximize their academic, social, physical and spiritual potentials.
A Kadima education instills a strong sense of identity, preparedness for higher education and a commitment to responsible living guided by Jewish ethics and values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 256 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Kadima Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts required in grades K-8)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based on grade/school division
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director Michelle Starkman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletics, Competitive Athletics Program, Cooking, Digitech, Gymnastics, MadScience, Paper Mache, Plaster Arts, Technology, Vocal Performance, Water Color Athletics, Cooking, Digitech, Gymnastics, MadScience, Paper Mache, Plaster Arts, Technology, Water Color, Competitive Athletics Program,
Vocal Performance,

School Notes

  • Academic excellence
  • Reading perceptively
  • Fluency in English and Hebrew
  • Text literacy
  • American and Jewish traditions

Profile last updated: 04/11/2016

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We are in our 4th year of being a Kadima family. Beyond the small classes, differentiated classwork, and values-imbued education, what I love most about Kadima is the partnership between parents, educators and students. Staff have a strong knowledge in child development, gifted education, and learning challenges that allow them to see beyond the surface. My two children have very different strengths, challenges and needs -- which are recognized, validated and supported. No school (or anyone for that matter) is perfect 100% of the time for 100% of children. However, I have been consistently impressed at the way that Kadima teachers and administrators collaborate with me as a parent to resolve the issues that inevitably arise. The process does not end with the proactive plan developed in the meeting -- staff reaches out regularly to check in on progress. Of course, if you ask my kids, they would just tell you that they love the teachers, their classmates, math, Hebrew, social studies, Judaic studies, science, art, holidays, social action projects, recess, sports teams, handball, and just about everything (except homework -- they are still kids, after all!)
- Posted by Parent, 02/02/15

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