Community Day School

6424 Forward Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA, 15217-0152
     Tel: (412)521-1100
Grades: K - 8 | 283 students
Community Day School, an independent K-8 Jewish day school serving the Western Pennsylvania community, is dedicated to educating children from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, practices and beliefs.
We strive to nurture the students' curiosity, cultivate their imagination, and advance their initiative and critical thinking skills through a student-centered approach based upon a rich, integrated curriculum of secular, Hebrew language and Jewish studies.
Students learn the spiritual, ritual, and ethical precepts and practices of Judaism with an inclusive, egalitarian perspective and are infused with the joy and responsibility of being Jewish.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 283 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Community Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,700
% on Financial Aid 44%
Admissions Director Judy Goldman
Admissions Associate Debbie Fredberg

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Hebrew Homework Club, Homework Club, Middle School Musical, Science Club, Student Council Band, Chess Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Hebrew Homework Club,
Middle School Musical,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hillel Academy Pittsburgh (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillel Academy Pittsburgh (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hillel Academy Pittsburgh (0.6 miles away)
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  • PittsburghHillel Academy Pittsburgh
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    5685 Beacon St
    PittsburghPA15217
    (412)521-8131
    Special Program Emphasis  (Jewish)
    0.6 mi | 206 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PittsburghYeshiva Schools Of Pittsburgh
      (Jewish)
    Po Box 81868
    PittsburghPA15217
      (Jewish)
    0.6 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PittsburghYeshiva Schools Of Pittsburgh Girls
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    6401 Forbes Ave
    PittsburghPA15217
    (412)422-7300
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    0.7 mi | 191 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • PittsburghSt. Edmund's Academy
    5705 Darlington Road
    PittsburghPA15217
    (412)521-1907
    0.8 mi | 255 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • PittsburghTemple Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    5898 Wilkens Ave
    PittsburghPA15217
    (412)521-5151
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.1 mi | 3 students | Gr. K                      

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