Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School

17701 Devonshire St,
Northridge, CA, 91325-0913
Tel: (818)368-5781
Grades: K - 8 | 403 students
Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a community Jewish day school, provides a rich dual-curricular education that encourages independent and critical thinking, lifelong learning, self-awareness, and compassion.
The culture of our school reflects Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel’s values: integrity, justice, intellectual curiosity, and empathy.
With the goal of promoting mutual respect and understanding among Jews, our school is a hub for honest dialogue and exploration of wide-ranging opinions and practices.
In partnership with our families, we inspire our students to become active, dedicated, ethical, and informed citizens and leaders who are committed to Israel and the vitality of the Jewish people.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 403 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Gayle Baigelman
Admissions Associate Vera Goldman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chess, Chorus, Drumming, Karate, MatheMagic, Spanish Art, Chess, Chorus, Drumming, Karate, MatheMagic, Spanish,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is San Fernando Valley Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Presbyterian Church Weekday School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Presbyterian Church Weekday School (0.2 miles away)
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