Perelman Jewish Day School-Forman Center

Tel: (215)635-3130
Grades: K-5 | 135 students
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through fifth grade on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies.
Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values.
Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies.
Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing.
We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community.
Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment.
The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.
Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Perelman Jewish Day School-Forman Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through grade fivw on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies. Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values. Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies. Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing. We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community. Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment. The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.  Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.

Profile last updated: 09/15/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Wyncote Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perelman Jewish Day School-saligman Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Adath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
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  • Melrose Park
    Grades: 6-8 | 97 students
    0 miles
    7613 Old York Rd
    Melrose Park, PA 19027
    (215)635-3303
    06-8
    97
  • Elkins Park
    Adath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: NS-PK | 108 students
    0.1 miles
    7763 Old York Road
    Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (215)635-3490
    0.1NS-PK
    108
  • Melrose Park
     Wyncote Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 81 students
    0.1 miles
    7613 Old York Road
    Melrose Park, PA 19027
    (215)885-2000
    0.16-12
    81
  • Elkins Park
    Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool
    Montessori School (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-K | 61 students
    1 miles
    8231 Old York Rd
    Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (215)887-1342
    1PK-K
    61
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 189 students
    1 miles
    6707 Old York Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19126
    (215)927-7770
    1PK-12
    189

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