Beth Yeshurun Day School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1949
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes

Student Body

Total Students342 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Beth Yeshurun Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Guidelines)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,310
Tuition Notes
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorVivian Blum


Total Sports Offered1 sport


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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