Gross Schechter Day School

27601 Fairmount Blvd,
Cleveland, OH, 44124
Tel: (216)763-1400
Grades: K - 9 | 379 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 Kindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 379 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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 BasketballSoccerBasketballSoccer,

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?”
  • 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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beatrice Stone Yavne High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Lillian and Betty Ratner School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Lillian and Betty Ratner School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Beachwood Agnon School    
    (Jewish)
    26500 Shaker Blvd
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    (216)464-4055
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    0.9  mi  |  354  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Beachwood
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    24753 Chagrin Blvd
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    (216)378-1590
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  • Beachwood
    Beatrice Stone Yavne High School
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    2475 S Green Road
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    (216)691-5838
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    1.7  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  7-12
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    Cleveland , OH , 44121
    (216)382-6495
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    2  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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