Gross Schechter Day School

     Tel: (216)763-1400
Grades: PK - 8 | 324 students
Gross Schechter Day School is committed to providing students in preschool through the 8th grade with an education equally outstanding in general and Judaic studies.
With a focus on academic rigor and critical thinking, our dual curriculum educates the whole child to develop analytical and creative abilities, to examine arguments and data, to write and speak clearly, and to apply ethics, logic and creativity in their daily lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 324 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 0%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Gross Schechter Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,500
Tuition Notes Includes lunch
% on Financial Aid 35%
Admissions Director Rachel Gonsenhauser

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Robotics, Student Council, Taekwondo, Yearbook Robotics, Taekwondo, Yearbook, Student Council,

School Notes:

  • The creative fusion of our general and Judaic studies nurtures intellectual curiosity and provides answers – especially to the central question, “What would Judaism say about this?â€
  • Like other top-tier private schools, our general studies curriculum teaches critical core competencies including math, science, English, social studies and communication skills -- at an advanced level.
  • Our teaching staff is trained to address the different learning styles and abilities of our students in order to meet the educational needs of each child.
  • The Judaic studies curriculum integrates instruction in Hebrew, Bible (tanach), holidays (chagim), prayers (t’fillot), values (arachim), customs (minhagim) and Israel.
  • Students increasingly appreciate the study of sacred texts, opportunities for ongoing spiritual development, and respect for different points of view.
  • Anchored in the evolving ethics and values of Conservative Jewish thought and practice, Schechter gives students a love of Jewish learning, a strong value system, excellent academics, adept study skills, self-confidence, and pride in their heritage as Jews and Americans. This proven foundation facilitates a seamless segue to high school, college and beyond.
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Lillian and Betty Ratner School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Lillian and Betty Ratner School (0.4 miles away)
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  • ClevelandThe Lillian and Betty Ratner School
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    (216)464-0033
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    0.4 mi | 189 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • BeachwoodAgnon School
      (Jewish)
    26500 Shaker Blvd
    BeachwoodOH 44122
    (216)464-4055
      (Jewish)
    0.9 mi | 354 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Shaker HeightsLaurel School
    All-girls
    1 Lyman Cir
    Shaker HeightsOH 44122
    (216)464-1441
    All-girls
    1.5 mi | 650 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BeachwoodBeachwood KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    24753 Chagrin Blvd
    BeachwoodOH 44122
    (216)378-1590
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • BeachwoodBeatrice Stone Yavne High School
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    2475 S Green Road
    BeachwoodOH 44122
    (216)691-5838
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    1.7 mi | 155 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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