Shoshana S. Cardin School

7310 Park Heights Avenue
Pikesville, MD 21208
Tel: (410)585-1400
Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
Shoshana S. Cardin School will become the high school of The Independent Jewish Academy of Baltimore, a co-educational K - 12 Pluralist Jewish day school integrating STEM and creative mind in the classroom, in July, 2013. Schedule a private tour or join one of our monthly Know and Nosh sessions for a look at our program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Shoshana S. Cardin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 7 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No t-shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,500
Tuition Notes Scholarships and tuition assistance available!!
Admissions Director Cheryl Taragin


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, TennisBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Studio, BLEWS - building community relationships, Dance, Gabbai and Minyan Program, Interim Week - unique interdisciplinary study, Israel Trip, JUST - a community service organization, Literary Magazine (online), Moot Beit Din, National Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Latin Exam, Spirit Week, Student Government Association, The Cardin Ensemble - musical performance group, Theater, Wellness Day, Yearbook Art Studio, Dance, Israel Trip, Moot Beit Din, Spirit Week, Theater, Wellness Day, Yearbook, BLEWS - building community relationships,
Gabbai and Minyan Program,
Interim Week - unique interdisciplinary study,
JUST - a community service organization,
Literary Magazine (online),
National Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
National Latin Exam,
Student Government Association,
The Cardin Ensemble - musical performance group,

School Notes

  • Rigorous college preparatory dual curriculum
  • Small class sizes/ individualized attention
  • Developing critical thinking and critical inquiry skills
  • Producing the leaders of tomorrow
  • Our graduates gain admission to their first-choice college

Beginning in 9th grade, our students begin working on their college resumes with dedicated faculty advisors, determining which positions of leadership, community service, and academic study will help them achieve their objectives.

Profile last updated: 05/23/2016

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