Lerner Jewish Community Day School

1935 W Cornwallis Rd,
Durham, NC, 27705-0277
     Tel: (919)286-5517
Grades: PK - 5 | 146 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 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 146 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 69%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Lerner Jewish Community Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
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:

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. Our school's mission is to educate "one child at a time." Our low 9-1 student-to- teacher ratio allows us to individualize instruction and challenge each student at his or her own level. Our community-oriented approach encourages students to work towards their highest potential in a hands-on, integrated learning environment. We teach our students to be successful, self-motivated and ethical members of our 21st century society. Our focus on "Seeing the World Through Jewish Eyes" helps to ensure that each student will cherish their Jewish identity while at the same time receive the very best education in the community. In fact, our students score on average in the 93rd percentile on standardized tests as compared to both public and private school students throughout the country. Our enrichment programs in Art, Music and Physical Education round out our students' education and enjoyment of their time at school. We believe that a Lerner School education is a gift that lasts a lifetime for your child. Please give us a call to set up a time to tour our school, and see for yourself the wonders that are achieved each day at the Lerner Jewish Community Day School.

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 Montessori Children's House Of Durham (0.5 miles away)
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    1.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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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!
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