David Posnack Jewish Day School

5890 South Pine Island Rd., Suite A,
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33328-0333
     Tel: (954)583-6100
Grades: K - 12
The David Posnack Jewish Day School (Posnack) offers a unique challenging educational experience combining an intensive focused secular education with an innovative exciting Jewish curriculum.
At the Posnack, we are concerned not only with our students' academic accomplishments, but also with their social and character development.
We believe that this can be achieved most successfully when parents and school staff work together in a nurturing environment in order to ensure our children's well being.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 33%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 47%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
Advanced Courses American Government AP, American History AP, Biology AP, Calculus AB AP, Calculus BC AP, Chemistry AP, English Language & Composition AP, English Literature & Composition AP, Environmental Science AP, Human Geography AP, Music Theory AP, Physics B AP, Portfolio Art AP, Psychology AP, Spanish AP, Statistics AP, 
Average SAT score 1813
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,316
Tuition Notes tuition ranges from $14,740- $19,030
% on Financial Aid 15%
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susie Jackowitz

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art for the Heart, Best Buddies, Big Sister/Little Sister Mentor Program, Broward Cappies, Drama / Acting, English Honors Society, Green Club, Instrumental Music, Jazz Band & Chorus, Jewish Student Union, Key Club, Model UN, Moot Beit Din, Mu Alpha Theta, Musical Theater, National Honors Society, Pre-Med Club, Robotics Team, SADD Club, Student Booster Club, Student Government, Thespian Troupe, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Vocal Music, Yachad: America and Israel Together Best Buddies, Drama / Acting, Green Club, Key Club, Model UN, Moot Beit Din, Mu Alpha Theta, Pre-Med Club, Robotics Team, SADD Club, Vocal Music, Art for the Heart,
Big Sister/Little Sister Mentor Program,
Broward Cappies,
English Honors Society,
Instrumental Music,
Jazz Band & Chorus,
Jewish Student Union,
Musical Theater,
National Honors Society,
Student Booster Club,
Student Government,
Thespian Troupe,
Tri-M Music Honor Society,
Yachad: America and Israel Together,

School Notes:

  • The Posnack objective is to provide an outstanding, comprehensive general studies program that meets high academic expectations as we prepare our students in a college prep and college prep honors program. Underlying the philosophy of the school is a Judaic studies program that provides students with an understanding of Jewish history, Hebrew language, and Jewish values that emphasize responibility to others, and a need to contribute to the betterment of the world. David Posnack Jewish Day School also provides many Leadership Opportunities such as:
  • AIPAC High School Summit and National Conference
  • HASBARA Advocacy Program, Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • AKIBA Leadership, Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • B'nai Brith, Anti-Defamation League Programs
  • March of the Living
  • Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education
  • Community and Business Internships
  • Jewish Life Pathing Mentorship
  • Future Point Leadership Training
  • Community Outreach
  • Panim El Panim Civic Program
  • Volunteer Programs with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
  • Local Synagogues
  • Community Blood Bank
  • Day Care Center
  • W.E.C.A.R.E. Food Closet
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Israeli Consulate

Profile last updated: 03/20/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Broward Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broward Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Petersen Montessori Academy (0.4 miles away)
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