Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School

3751 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613-0606
Tel: (773)281-1858
Grades: NS-8 | 540 students
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is an independent Jewish day school committed to academic excellence by providing each student with a comprehensive general and Jewish education.
Our vision is to teach the whole child to fully develop his or her intellectual, personal and spiritual potential; to provide an innovative and challenging general studies curriculum that emphasizes core academic subjects, athletics and the arts; to cultivate in our students a positive Jewish identity, understanding of Torah and respect for the pluralism of Jewish life; to educate each student about the principles of American citizenship and to model Jewish values; to strengthen the connection between our Day School community and Jews in Israel, America and throughout the world; to maintain a diverse faculty committed to educational leadership and professional development; to forge a partnership with parents based upon mutual respect; to create a flexible and dynamic learning community; to accommodate families of all economic backgrounds; and to inspire each student to become a life-long learner.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
The Jewish Community Day School Association (SSDSA)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 540 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Katie Rich

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake View Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kc's Academy LLC (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Park View Montessori School - Chicago (0.3 miles away)
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  • Chicago
    Kc's Academy LLC
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-1 | 14 students
    0.2 miles
    3110 N. Sheffield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
  • Chicago
    Lake View Academy
    Alternative School (Presbyterian)
    Grades: 10-12 | 19 students
    0.2 miles
    716 W Addison St
    Chicago, IL 60613
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-K | 80 students
    0.3 miles
    640 W Irving Park Rd
    Chicago, IL 60613
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 717 students
    0.4 miles
    613 W Bittersweet Place
    Chicago, IL 60613
  • Chicago
    Grades: KG-8 | 294 students
    0.5 miles
    541 W Hawthorne Pl
    Chicago, IL 60657

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