Chicago Jewish Day School

5959 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
     Tel: (773)271-2700
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 213 students
Chicago Jewish Day School serves the entire Jewish community and is a leader in promoting togetherness, cooperation, and respect across all Jewish denominations.
Our educational approach appreciates and affirms differences in Jewish philosophy and background and values the range of Jewish religious practices among its students.
The Chicago Jewish Day School creates for our students a standard of excellence in both Jewish and General Studies.
Our students develop a passion for learning and a strong sense of themselves as Jews and as human beings.
We inspire our students to develop a strong Jewish identity through an integrated curriculum within a nurturing, stimulating and creative environment.
At CJDS, Jewish tradition informs our curriculum, calendar, celebrations and daily schedule.
We are committed to transmitting an in-depth knowledge of sacred Jewish texts and rituals, tradition and customs, and Jewish history.
Our students gain fluency in reading, speaking and understanding Hebrew language and literature, both classical and modern.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 213 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Chicago Jewish Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 7
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,290
Tuition Notes JK is 13,375
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cortney Stark Cope

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, DanceBalletBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. circus arts, cooking, drama, musical performance, pottery, science fun, yoga circus arts, cooking, drama, pottery, science fun, yoga, musical performance,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chicago Waldorf School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart Schools (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northside Catholic Academy-st (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Sacred Heart Schools
    (Roman Catholic)
    6250 N Sheridan Road
    ChicagoIL 60660
    (773)262-4446
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | Gr. K-8 | 701 students                      
  • Chicago
    1246 W Thorndale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60660
    (773)442-2371
    (Friends)
    0.4 mi | Gr. K-4 | 18 students                      
  • Chicago
    5525 N. Magnolia
    ChicagoIL 60640
    (773)271-2008
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 173 students                      
  • Chicago
    6216 N. Glenwood
    ChicagoIL 60660
    (773)743-6277
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 550 students                      
  • Chicago
    5611 N Clark St
    ChicagoIL 60660
    (773)561-6707
    0.8 mi | Gr. K-8 | 208 students                      

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