Lerner Jewish Community Day School

1935 W. Cornwallis Road,
Durham, NC, 27705-0277
Tel: (919)286-5517
Grades: PK - 5 | 147 students
Welcome to the Lerner Jewish Community Day School.
Established in 1995, The Lerner School sits on a beautiful 8 ½ acre wooded campus in Durham, North Carolina, and serves over 140 children from throughout the Triangle area.
We offer an integrated and enriched General Studies and Judaic curriculum in our 5-star rated Early Childhood Division and our SACS/SAIS Accredited Elementary Division.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Coalition of Girls
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 147 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Lerner Jewish Community Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,800
Tuition Notes Elementary Tuition: $11,800 Early Childhood Tuition: $3,600-$12,350, depending on # of days and hours
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Jordana Brown

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Durham Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Children's House Of Durham (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Durham Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Durham Montessori Children's House Of Durham
    Montessori School
    2800 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-9045
    Montessori School
    0.5  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Durham
    Durham Academy    
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)493-5787
    0.9  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Durham
    The Hill Center
    Special Education School
    3200 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-7464
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Durham
    International Montessori School
    Montessori School
    3001 Academy Rd Ste 300
    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)401-4343
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Durham
    South Square KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3703 University Drive
    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)489-7269
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

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  • Recommended July 03, 2013 - Great school! My children are having a wonderful experience here, with outstanding academics, amazing teachers and a strong and vibrant Jewish community. I couldn''t imagine sending my kids anywhere else! - Posted by Parent

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