Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

450 San Antonio Road,
Palo Alto, CA, 94306-0943
Tel: (650)494-8200
Grades: K - 8 | 405 students
Our Mission: To promote academic excellence, community responsibiliy and vibrant jewish living.
We are a community day school, providing an exceptional education in science, math, history, literature, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, sports, and technology to over 400 students.
The academic excellence of our program is built on rigorous standards, exceptional faculty, and small student to teacher ratios.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 405 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director Aileen Mitchner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports BasketballBowlingCross CountryField HockeyFlag Football
GolfSoccerTennisVolleyball
BasketballBowling,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Palo Alto Prep (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Casa Dei Bambini School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Paul Lutheran Child Development Center (1.7 miles away)
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  • Mountain View Palo Alto Prep    
    2462 Wyandotte Street
    Mountain View , CA , 94043
    (650)493-7071
    0.3  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Palo Alto Oak Canyon School
    All-boys 
    P O Box 60807
    Palo Alto , CA , 94306
    (650)856-6673
    All-boys 
    0.3  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  8
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    Casa Dei Bambini School
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    Po Box 60298
    Palo Alto , CA , 94306
    (650)473-9401
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    0.3  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K
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    Challenger School - Middlefield
    3880 Middlefield Rd
    Palo Alto , CA , 94303
    (650)213-8245
    0.6  mi  |  390  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Mountain View Girls' Middle School
    All-girls 
    180 N Rengstorff Avenue
    Mountain View , CA , 94043
    (650)968-8338
    All-girls 
    0.7  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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