Jca - Gan Yeladim

8505 San Jose Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL, 32217-0322
Tel: (904)730-2100
Grades: NS - K | 183 students
Your child deserves the VERY best! And that is exactly what your child will get by enrolling in The JCA's Michele Block Gan Yeladim Preschool or Kindergarten program.
Students range in age from 12 months to 6 years old and they experience: * Lowest ratios of teachers to students * Warm, loving, nurturing and educated teachers * Best accreditations (NAEYC, FKC, ACA, GSOD 5 Stars) * Finest developmental curriculum * Unlimited resources * Community partnerships * Beautiful facility * Innovative playgrounds * Finest staff

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Learning Programs Supported Speech/Language and prosocial skill tutoring on campus
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 183 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 33%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes tuition and schedules vary from part time to fulltime. Please call for cost
% on Financial Aid 12%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Theresa Levy
Admissions Associate Rochelle Golomb


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballDanceFencingFlag Football
GymnasticsIndoor SoccerSwimmingTennis
Flag FootballGymnastics,
Indoor SoccerSwimming,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. The JCA offers a variety of sports, art, foreign language and cultural enrichment classes. art, The JCA offers a variety of sports,
foreign language and cultural enrichment classes.,

School Notes:

  • Students do not need to be Jewish to apply. 50% of the student population is Jewish, the other 50% is not.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Bolles School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Baymeadows Christian Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Bolles School (1.5 miles away)
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  • Jacksonville Baymeadows Christian Academy
    4826 Baymeadows Rd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32217
    0.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Jacksonville
    San Jose Episcopal Day School
    7423 San Jose Blvd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32217
    1.5  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Jacksonville
    The Bolles School
    7400 San Jose Blvd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32217
    1.5  mi  |  1740  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Jacksonville
    San Jose Catholic Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3619 Toledo Rd
    Jacksonville , FL , 32217
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Jacksonville
    Chappell Child Dev Center - Deerwood
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    8400 Baycenter Road
    Jacksonville , FL , 32256
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.8  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 19, 2012 - The JCA provides unparalleled excellence in early childhood education in a loving and nurturing environment. Students ages one through kindergarten are exposed to age appropriate activities intentionally designed to build brain development. Resources abound! All students have access to spacious and creatively designed outdoor play spaces including multiple organic gardens and composting and access to theatre, art, and physical education including swimming year round in the indoor pool. - Posted by Administrator

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