Perelman Jewish Day School-foreman Center

7601 Old York Rd,
Elkins Park, PA, 19027-0191
Tel: (215)635-3130
Grades: K - 6 | 173 students
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through grade eight on three 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.
At The Robert Saligman Middle School, our aim is to develop a community of students actively learning and exploring with their teachers.
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

Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 173 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Perelman Jewish Day School-foreman Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

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 Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Elkins Park Perelman Jewish Day School-saligman Middle School
    (Jewish)
    7613 Old York Rd
    Elkins Park , PA , 19027
    (215)635-3303
    (Jewish)
    0  mi  |  104  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Elkins Park
    Adath Jeshurn Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    7763 Old York Road
    Elkins Park , PA , 19027
    (215)635-3490
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    0.1  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Elkins Park
    Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    8231 Old York Road
    Elkins Park , PA , 19027
    (215)887-1342
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    1  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-NS
  • Elkins Park
    St. James Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    8306 Brookside Rd
    Elkins Park , PA , 19027
    (215)635-4673
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Wyncote Wyncote Academy
    7920 Washington Lane
    Wyncote , PA , 19095
    (215)885-2000
    1  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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