Beth Yeshurun Day School

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Beth Yeshurun Day School Photo #1 - Character. Creativity. Compassion.
Confidence, Challenge, and Character: these are the principles that animate Beth Yeshurun Day School everywhere you turn. Take a closer look at our academic program in action, from our earliest students of 3 months old to our fifth graders, and you`ll see enthusiasm, zest, creativity, curiosity, and community spirit. Celebrating more than 70 years of Jewish Education in Houston, we offer small classroom sizes, excellent teachers who receive hours of professional development, student leadership opportunities, a warm and nurturing environment, strong foundation of Jewish values, a comfortable and safe place to build confidence and character, and friendships and memories for life. Since 1949, more than 2000 students have graduated from BYDS, becoming doctors, attorneys, businessmen and women, civic leaders, and leaders in the Jewish community.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 342 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,310
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Beth Yeshurun Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1949
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
https://byds.org/school-life/camp-byds/

Student Body

Total Students
342 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Beth Yeshurun Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform Guidelines)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
https://byds.org/join-our-family/tuition-financial-aid/
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Vivian Blum

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, No Place for Hate

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Spring and Fall Musicals

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team - BYDS Rams

School Notes

  • Beth Yeshurun Day School combines Jewish tradition with innovation to create an extraordinary dual program. Families join our school to be a part of a welcoming, nurturing community and families stay for the individualized instruction through small classes. Our administration`s open-door policy offers parents the support they need when they need it.  Since 1949, more than 2000 students have graduated from BYDS, becoming doctors, attorneys, businessmen and women, civic leaders, and leaders in the Jewish community.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 342 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,310
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $13,039 for elementary schools and $15,969 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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