Maimonides School

34 Philbrick Rd
Brookline, MA 02445-0214
Tel: (617)232-4452
Grades: K-12 | 591 students
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Maimonides School's mission is to produce religiously observant, educated Jews who will remain faithful to religious beliefs, values, and practices as they take their place as contributing members of general society.
Maimonides provides students with both an outstanding religious education and an excellent college preparatory general education in an atmosphere that reinforces their commitment to the values of Torah and to the observance of mitzvot, and that fosters a strong sense of identification with the State of Israel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1937

Student Body

Total Students 591 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Maimonides School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, English Literature, Physics, US Government
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Boys: collared shirts, no jeans, kippot and tzitzit; Girls: skirts or dresses, modest sleeves)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Tuition Notes Maimonides School's tuition has always been among the lowest of Boston's Jewish Day Schools, a direct result of the efforts of our Board of Directors to maintain affordability for all families who wish their children to receive a Maimonides education.
Admissions Director Tamara Kesselman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chesed Committee, Drama Club, Girls' Chorus (Kol Isha), Israeli Action Committee, Jazz Band, Literary Magazine (Current), Math Team, Mock Trial, Model UN, Student Council, Student Newspaper (Spectrum), Student Torah Journal (Mayim Achronim), Yearbook (HaLapid) Drama Club, Jazz Band, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model UN, Chesed Committee,
Girls' Chorus (Kol Isha),
Israeli Action Committee,
Literary Magazine (Current),
Student Council,
Student Newspaper (Spectrum),
Student Torah Journal (Mayim Achronim),
Yearbook (HaLapid),

School Notes

  • Maimonides School's mission is to produce religiously observant, educated Jews who will remain faithful to religious beliefs, values, and practices as they take their place as contributing members of general society. Maimonides provides students with both an outstanding religious education and an excellent college preparatory general education in an atmosphere that reinforces their commitment to the values of Torah and to the observance of mitzvot, and that fosters a strong sense of identification with the State of Israel.

    Our Philosophy:

  • Torah and mitzvot—the study and practice of Halachah—are the quintessential core of Judaism, and they must be taught in an honest, sophisticated and challenging manner.
  • Torah study is enriched by our understanding of science, philosophy, literature, art and music, which in turn is enhanced and enlightened by the teachings of Torah.
  • The School must provide an all-encompassing religious atmosphere in which the observance of Halachah in the totality of its ethical and ritual components is central.

    Our Goals:
  • To expose our students to the beauty of the Jewish tradition and the power and profundity of the Jewish faith.
  • To encourage our students to strive for moral and spiritual excellence.
  • To provide our students with the finest possible general studies education so that they can continue their academic training in the colleges and universities of their choice.
  • To ensure that families from all sectors of the Jewish community seeking to give their children an intensive Jewish education are welcome in our school.
  • To produce graduates who will become respected and contributing members of the Jewish and general communities.
  • To forge in our students a spiritual bond and sense of identification with the State of Israel.
  • To imbue our students with an attitude of respect toward one's fellow man (k'vod habriot) and love of one's fellow Jew (ahavat Yisrael).
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The average private school tuition in Norfolk County, MA is $7,076 for elementary schools and $27,994 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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