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. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
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.: 43%
Students by Grade Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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 Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
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 Athena Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mountain View KinderCare (1.3 miles away)
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  • Palo AltoAthena Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    525 San Antonio Av
    Palo AltoCA 94306
    (650)543-4560
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.1 mi | 56 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • Mountain ViewPalo Alto Prep
    2462 Wyandotte Street
    Mountain ViewCA 94043
    (650)493-7071
    0.3 mi | 64 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Palo AltoCasa Dei Bambini School
    Montessori School
    Po Box 60298
    Palo AltoCA 94306
    (650)473-9401
    Montessori School
    0.3 mi | 75 students | Gr. K                      
  • Palo AltoChallenger School - Middlefield
      (Non-sectarian)
    3880 Middlefield Rd
    Palo AltoCA 94303
    (650)213-8245
      (Non-sectarian)
    0.6 mi | 390 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Palo AltoGirls' Middle School
    All-girls
    3400 West Bayshore Road
    Palo AltoCA 94043
    (650)968-8338
    All-girls
    0.7 mi | 198 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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