Tehiyah Day School

2603 Tassajara Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530-0945
Tel: (510)233-3013
Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
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Tehiyah is a Jewish Community Day School committed to serving a diverse student body, maintaining academic excellence, and instilling in its students a love of learning, respect for individual differences, and a deep appreciation of Jewish values and culture.
Tehiyah Day School’s education aspiration is to combine scholastic achievement in general studies with the richness of Jewish learning.
To that end, Tehiyah structures its varied education programs to promote four basic goals: excellence in general studies, math, science, and humanities; depth of Judaic experience and knowledge of Hebrew; appreciation of the visual and performing arts and computer; and fostering the generous spirit of the child as an individual within our community.
The school strives to realize its values in all aspects of its daily operations, combining Jewish and general studies and cognitive achievements with social and emotional development.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 239 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
51%
Admissions Director Amy Utstein

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Tehiyah is a Jewish Community Day School committed to serving a diverse student body, maintaining academic excellence, and instilling in its students a love of learning, respect for individual differences, and a deep appreciation of Jewish values and culture. Tehiyah Day School’s education aspiration is to combine scholastic achievement in general studies with the richness of Jewish learning. To that end, Tehiyah structures its varied education programs to promote four basic goals: excellence in general studies, math, science, and humanities; depth of Judaic experience and knowledge of Hebrew; appreciation of the visual and performing arts and computer; and fostering the generous spirit of the child as an individual within our community. The school strives to realize its values in all aspects of its daily operations, combining Jewish and general studies and cognitive achievements with social and emotional development.

Profile last updated: 09/04/2014

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