Denver Jewish Day School

Our k-12 curriculum provides a unique model for wisdom an achievement rooted in jewish values and fueled by a passion for empowering excellence. Our inquiry based approach to learning integrates rogorous college preparatory academics and Judaic education with an individulized and supportive envitonment that stimulates intellictual, spiritual, physical, and social success.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Denver Jewish Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Resource Center supports a wide range of learning differences; Gifted Learner Program offered as well
Year Founded
1975

Student Body

Total Students
339 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Denver Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus (A/B), AP Economics, AP European History, AP Language, AP Literature, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
K-5: 17590 6-8: 18480 9-11: 19950 12: 20580
% on Financial Aid
49%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
Admissions Director
Shayna Friedman
Admissions Associate
Brittany James

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Cheer (Grades 6-8), Peer Helpers (Grades 10-12), School Newspaper, Student Council (Grades 6-12), Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
All School Musical (Grades 6-12), Glee Club (Grades 4-6)

School Notes

  • Our pluralistic Jewish day school prepares and inspires Jewish students through an extraordinary secular and Judaic education to live purposefully, act ethically, and thrive in the world. We celebrate and respect a wide variety of practices and beliefs of Jews from different backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Every day, we engage our students in an inquiry based learning model that encourages them to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that will last a life time. Ourgraduates go on to the finest colleges and universities in the country.
  • Beginning in kindergarten, all Denver JDS students study and learn the Hebrew language on a daily basis. In addition to providing our students with this tangible connection to Israel and Judaism, research shows that early second language development enlarges brain capacity and provides students wtih an academic advantage. Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Judaic Studies are learned daily using the finest, leading edge curricula available. In the Lower Division students also have gym, art, music, library, and technology instruction. Both divisions boast state of the art computer labs as well as ipads and smart boards to enhance the learning experience.
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one attention mean that faculty, staff, students, and parents form lasting bonds here. Denver JDS students learn how, and genuinely want to make a difference in the world. Our Jewish values, or middot-including respect, honesty, sensitivity, and more-are integrated into thedaily classrom activitiesthat drive our values based learning curriculum. All grades participate in organized community service efforts for nonprofit organizations with Jewish, non-Jewish, local and national affiliations. Repairing the world is central to our school's culture, and our students embrace a commitment to changing the world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Denver Jewish Day School offer?
Denver Jewish Day School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is Denver Jewish Day School's ranking?
Denver Jewish Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Denver Jewish Day School?
The application deadline for Denver Jewish Day School is Feb. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the Denver Jewish Day School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Last Day of School Picnic
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed- Summer Schedule
June 07, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed- Shavuot Observed
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
School Closed- Shavuot Observed
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
School Closed- Summer Schedule
June 14, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 339 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $14,825 for elementary schools and $18,923 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denver, CO is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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