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
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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.: 50%
Students by Grade Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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

Nearby 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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