Perelman Jewish Day School-Forman Center

7601 Old York Rd,
Melrose Park, PA, 19027-0191
     Tel: (215)635-3130
Grades: K - 5 | 135 students
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through fifth grade on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies.
Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values.
Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies.
Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing.
We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community.
Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment.
The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.
Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through grade fivw on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies. Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values. Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies. Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing. We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community. Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment. The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.  Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.

Profile last updated: 09/15/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wyncote Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perelman Jewish Day School-saligman Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Adath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
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  • Melrose ParkPerelman Jewish Day School-saligman Middle School
      (Jewish)
    7613 Old York Rd
    Melrose ParkPA19027
    (215)635-3303
      (Jewish)
    0 mi | 92 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Elkins ParkAdath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    7763 Old York Road
    Elkins ParkPA19027
    (215)635-3490
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    0.1 mi | 108 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Elkins ParkBeth Sholom Goldman Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    8231 Old York Road
    Elkins ParkPA19027
    (215)887-1342
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1 mi | 46 students | Gr. PK-NS                      
  • Elkins ParkSt. James Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    8306 Brookside Rd
    Elkins ParkPA19027
    (215)635-4673
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 179 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • WyncoteWyncote Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    7920 Washington Lane
    WyncotePA19095
    (215)885-2000
    Special Program Emphasis
    1 mi | 79 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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