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 | 318 students
JPDS-NC provices 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.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 318 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,265
Admissions Director Sindy Udell
Admissions Associate Polly Krips


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBaseballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. karate, science, chess, cooking, dance, art, drama, podcasting karate,  science,  chess,  cooking,  dance,  art,  drama,  podcasting, 

School Notes:

Please join us for an open house at 9:30 am on October 22, December 18, and January 7.  We have an evening open house on November 20 at 7:00 pm.  Please rsvp to

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

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The nearest high school is Kingsbury Day School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nativity Catholic Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nativity Catholic Academy (0.4 miles away)
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