Maimonides Hebrew Day School

5620 Winkler Rd,
Fort Myers, FL, 33919-0239
Tel: (239)265-4848
Maimonides Hebrew Day School (MHDS) is the only Jewish educational facility in southwest Florida that offers a complete full time (or part time) learning experience for children and families.
The school offers a dual curriculum with expanded courses of study, individualizes lessons and curriculums in all aspects of Hebrew, Judaic Studies and English/secular subject areas that follow the New COre Curriculum and Florida State Standards.
MHDS accommodates all the diverse levels of a families' Jewish faith observance.
 A full day integrates exemplary instruction in both Hebrew and English listening and speaking, phonics & grammar, reading, and writing.  Judaic studies of Torah, Chumash, Parashas, History, Holidays, Bruchas and Meddos are age and grade appropriate.
 Math, Science, and Social Studies, are complimented with Art, Music, and PE.
The new facility is equipped with the latest in technology and materials.   

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 7
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Maimonides Hebrew Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Step-Up School Choice McKay and Early Readiness scholarships available
% on Financial Aid 78%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Admissions Director Rabbi Y Minkowicz

School Notes:

  • MHDS also has a licensed & certified Child Care Center - the only Jewish Early Readiness and FREE VPK (Voluntary Pre-K for 4 year olds) Center in southwest Florida. Early Readiness and Step-up are scholarship programs to assist families that are currently dealing with the economic downturn that has overtaken southwest Florida. Rabbi Minkowicz and Lynda Stewart are working with families to find resources to help with the cost of tuition. Efforts will be made to seek out resources and assist families with the desire to provide their children with a quality Jewish education. Maimonides is licensed and certified to accept McKay Scholarships for students already identified and qualified for special services and needs.   
  • Profile last updated: 08/01/2014

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The nearest high school is Canterbury School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Canterbury School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Canterbury School (0.9 miles away)
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