Contra Costa Jewish Day School

Tel: (925)284-8288
Grades: K - 8 | 157 students
Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) is a Bridge Kindergarten through 8th grade Community Jewish Day School located in Lafayette, CA.
At CCJDS the synergy between academic excellence and Jewish knowledge creates an ideal learning environment.
Our goal is to graduate children who love learning, respect human diversity, and are able to make positive choices about their lives.
We strive to attain this goal by offering an outstanding academic program of general,Judaic and Hebrew studies.
We offer small classes in a warm, caring child-centered environment.
Our talented faculty work together with students and their families to create a close-knit school community.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 157 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Contra Costa Jewish Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,575
Tuition Notes k-5: $16575 Middle School: $17375 for 2012-13
% on Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy Wittenberg


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chess, Drama, Girl Scouts, Hip Hop Dance, Jewelry making, Lego Art, Chess, Drama, Girl Scouts, Hip Hop Dance, Jewelry making, Lego,

School Notes:

  • On line application available on our website

  • Profile last updated: 01/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bentley Upper (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Perpetua School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Dorris-Eaton School (3.8 miles away)
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