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Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) is a Kindergarten through 8th grade Community Jewish Day School located in Lafayette, CA. At CCJDS the synergy between academic excellence and Jewish knowledge creates an ideal learning environment.
Our goal is to graduate children who love learning, respect human diversity, and are able to make positive choices about their lives.
We strive to attain this goal by offering an outstanding academic program of general,Judaic and Hebrew studies.
We offer small classes in a warm, caring child-centered environment.
Our talented faculty work together with students and their families to create a close-knit school community.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,575
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

Contra Costa Jewish Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
153 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
18 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
k-5: $16575 Middle School: $17375 for 2014-15
% on Financial Aid
40%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Abby Seitelman

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Girl Scouts

Club or Organization:
Chess

Arts and Music Programs:
African Drumming, Art, Drama, Hip Hop Dance, Jewelry making

Recreational Athletic Programs:
5th-8th Basketball Team, 5th-8th Soccer Team

School Notes

  • On line application available on our website www.ccjds.org

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
CCJDS has consistently provided a warm, loving environment in which my 8th grade son has developed as a confident, well-rounded student. We''re particularly thrilled with the school's commitment to providing Spanish for the middle school, and to the advanced math curriculum. Dean Goldfein is very committed to creating a smooth transition to high school, based on the requirements of our specific school. We''ve been very happy here, and encourage more Reform/secular Jews to apply. This *is* the place for you.
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5  
If you are looking for a school with a great community of families, where faculty really care about your child's success, where there is an emphasis on strong academics and where your child will be happy, then please consider CCJDS! Both my children started CCJDS in Kindergarten. My daughter recently graduated and is now attending a local public school where she is thriving and believes that CCJDS did a great job preparing her for the rigors of high school. My son is in Middle School, he works hard but finds school exciting and is looking forward to his 8th grade class trip to Israel. The faculty at CCJDS is great and make the learning experience so enriching! The school offers quite a bit of financial assistance for families who need. We love CCJDS!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,575
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Contra Costa County, CA is $14,442 for elementary schools and $20,824 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Contra Costa County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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