Gan Israel Day School

770 Howes Ln,
Columbia, MD, 21044-0210
     Tel: (410)740-2424
Grades: PK - K | 9 students
Gan Israel Preschool & Day School, accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education, offers a dual curriculum program for children Age 2 through Kindergarten.
We believe these early years are the most important in a child's education, both secular and Jewish.
Our highly qualified staff create a preschool experience filled with learning and exploration as they teach children through song, dance, dramatic play and art.
Children also enjoy free play indoors and outdoors on our beautiful playground each day and go on community field trips throughout the year.
Reading readiness activities are emphasized to prepare the children for Kindergarten.
The Kindergarten through 1st Grade program features a well rounded General and Jewish Studies Curriculum, covering Language Arts, Math Skills, Science, Social Studies, Jewish Holidays & Concepts, Hebrew, Parsha and Prayer.
We are proud to be using the "Open Court" system in our school, the most up-to-date classroom equipment available, and our new computer lab.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 9 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Atholton Adventist Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atholton Adventist Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Atholton Adventist Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • ColumbiaAtholton Adventist Academy
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    6520 Martin Road
    ColumbiaMD21044
    (410)740-2425
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    0.5 mi | 229 students | Gr. PK-10                      
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    ColumbiaMD21045
    (410)730-5056
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    0.8 mi | 128 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • ColumbiaNurturing Nest Montessori
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    ColumbiaMD21045
    (410)772-6378
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  • ColumbiaGoddard School, The
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    9100 Quarterstaff Road
    ColumbiaMD21044
    (410)531-1511
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | 122 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • ColumbiaHickory Ridge KinderCare
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    6185 Sunny Spring
    ColumbiaMD21044
    (410)730-8449
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    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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