Adat Ari El Day School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (818)766-4992
  • Adat Ari El is dedicated to excellence in education through an integration of both a general and Judaic studies curriculum.
  • Adat Ari El Labowe Family Day School fosters the academic, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual development of every Jewish child in our kindergarten through sixth grade.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students180 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeAdat Ari El Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(respectable attire)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,530
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorShelley Belafsky


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,

School Notes

  • Adat Ari El Day School features a beautiful state-of-the-art facility which houses modern, colorful classrooms with the most technologically advanced learning tools such as Smart Boards, and iPods, fully equipped computer and science labs, a resource learning lab, an art studio, a multi-purpose auditorium, and a computerized library. Adat Ari El Day School also boast about our new Sports Pavilion which features a "smart ceiling". This ceiling increases air circulation and lowers the outside temperature by 20 degrees on warm San Fernando days.
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School Reviews

5  11/9/2017
I have been a part of the Adat Ari El community for the last 10 years. My children were at the ECC (3 kids) from the age of 2 and it was a wonderful and nurturing experience. I made some of my closest friends at Adat, people that I am still in daily contact with, people that will always be a part of our lives and I am very grateful for that. My kids continued onto the Adat Ari El Day School for elementary. I really love the Day School, it is academically rigorous while still providing support and understanding when your child is struggling. The dual program of secular and Judaism studies is really wonderful, my kids love the Jewish studies and especially the celebration of shabbat and festivals. The best thing about the school is that it's probably the only true progressive Jewish Day School out there. This progressive curriculum is certainly not at the expense of their academics. The curriculum has been so thoughtfully developed to engage the learners in interactive projects that they incorporate a multi-disciplinary approach where projects often include components of math, science, engineering and art. The Zebrack Design Lab which is a cutting edge STEAM lab is my kids favorite place; this is the hub where all the project based learning takes place and it is being incorporated into the curriculum in a very relevant and engaging way. I wish I could have learned this way at school. It's a very nurturing, welcoming and warm environment with a very high teacher/student ratio and where all of the teaching staff and admin staff know your kids so well. I am very grateful that I am at Adat and I highly recommend the school. Also, kids get into great middle schools and are very well prepared for any school from the Walter Reed IHP to Harvard Westlake.
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