Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

North Campus: 6045 16th St., NW; South Campus 4715 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20011-0209
Tel: (202)291-5737
Grades: PK-6 | 328 students
JPDS-NC is a pluralistic Jewish Day School that provides collaborative and experientail learning with an engaging and flexible dual curriculum of general and Jewish studies to childen in pre-kindergarten through grade six.
Our educational program meets high standards of academic excellence while nurturing each student to achieve success and self-confidence.
JPDS-NC is a learning environment permeated with warmth, joy and intellectual excitement.
Middle School opening in 2018.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 328 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 8
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,850
Admissions Director Sindy Udell
Admissions Associate Lindsey Marks


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballDance,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. STEM, art, breakdancing, chess, cooking, creative writing, dance, drama, karate, newspaper, podcasting, yoga STEM, art, breakdancing, chess, cooking, dance, drama, karate, newspaper, podcasting, yoga, creative writing,

School Notes:

  • Please join us for an Open House at 9:30 am on October 14, December 10, and January 7. We have an evening open house on November 3 at 7:00 pm. Please rsvp to

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Parkmont School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkmont School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kingsbury Day School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Washington
    Grades: 6-12 | 37 students
    0.1 miles
    4842 16th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
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    Kingsbury Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    0.2 miles
    5000 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
  • Washington
    Grades: K-12 | 111 students
    0.3 miles
    1501 Gallatin Street Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
  • Washington
    St. Gabriel School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 172 students
    0.9 miles
    510 Webster St NW
    Washington, DC 20011
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-11 | 88 students
    1 miles
    209 Upshur St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011

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