Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School

5235 S Cornell Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60615-0606
Tel: (773)493-8880
Grades: PK - 8 | 127 students
Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School's mission is to promote academic excellence and to develop students with strong Jewish identities, who are committed to responsible citizenship and the performance of mitzvoth.
By focusing on the individual gifts and needs of each student, our teachers create a caring family of learners who are committed to responsible citizenship and the performance of mitzvot.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 127 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Univ Of Chicago Lab School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children's Rendez-vous (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ancona School (0.7 miles away)
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