David Posnack Jewish Day School

Tel: (954)583-6100
  • The David Posnack Jewish Day School (Posnack) offers a unique challenging educational experience combining an intensive focused secular education with an innovative exciting Jewish curriculum.
  • At the Posnack, we are concerned not only with our students' academic accomplishments, but also with their social and character development.
  • We believe that this can be achieved most successfully when parents and school staff work together in a nurturing environment in order to ensure our children's well being.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican Government AP, American History AP, Biology AP, Calculus AB AP, Calculus BC AP, Chemistry AP, English Language & Composition AP, English Literature & Composition AP, Environmental Science AP, Human Geography AP, Music Theory AP, Physics B AP, Portfolio Art AP, Psychology AP, Spanish AP, Statistics AP,
Average SAT score1430
Average ACT score30
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,316
Tuition Notestuition ranges from $16,000- $20,250
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSusie Jackowitz

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Broward Cappies, English Honors Society, Instrumental Music, Robotics Team, Student Booster Club, Student Government, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Vocal Music, Yachad: America and Israel Together

Club or Organization:
Art for the Heart, Best Buddies, Big Sister/Little Sister Mentor Program, Green Club, Jewish Student Union, Key Club, Model UN, Moot Beit Din, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honors Society, Pre-Med Club, SADD Club, Thespian Troupe

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama / Acting, Jazz Band & Chorus, Musical Theate

School Notes

  • The Posnack objective is to provide an outstanding, comprehensive general studies program that meets high academic expectations as we prepare our students in a college prep and college prep honors program. Underlying the philosophy of the school is a Judaic studies program that provides students with an understanding of Jewish history, Hebrew language, and Jewish values that emphasize responibility to others, and a need to contribute to the betterment of the world. David Posnack Jewish Day School also provides many Leadership Opportunities such as:
  • AIPAC High School Summit and National Conference
  • HASBARA Advocacy Program, Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • AKIBA Leadership, Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • B'nai Brith, Anti-Defamation League Programs
  • March of the Living
  • Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education
  • Community and Business Internships
  • Jewish Life Pathing Mentorship
  • Future Point Leadership Training
  • Community Outreach
  • Panim El Panim Civic Program
  • Volunteer Programs with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
  • Local Synagogues
  • Community Blood Bank
  • Day Care Center
  • W.E.C.A.R.E. Food Closet
  • Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Israeli Consulate

Profile last updated: 05/03/2016

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