Gesher Jewish Day School is a welcoming, pluralistic community where children of varied practices and approaches to Judaism come together to learn and where responsibility for self, caring for others and stewardship of the environment. We are committed to providing educational excellence and an individualized approach to learning within a nurturing and exciting environment.
The mission of Gesher Jewish Day School is to inspire our students to: *Be passionate about learning
Practice justice, kindness, and respect  Aspire to a life guided by Jewish values, Torah, and community
To achieve this mission, Gesher challenges students to think critically and creatively and to acquire the skills they will need for tomorrow through a stimulating and integrated curriculum of general and Jewish studies.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Reading Specialist, Speech Therapist
Year Founded
1982

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Amy Pernick

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
and more, art, fencing, Gesher Green club, music ensemble, Science, Student yearbook club

School Notes

  • Gesher Jewish Day School is a welcoming, pluralistic community where children of varied practices and approaches to Judaism come together to learn and where responsibility for self, caring for others and stewardship of the environment.  We are committed to providing educational excellence and an individualized approach to learning within a nurturing and exciting environment. 
  • The mission of Gesher Jewish Day School is to inspire our students to:
  • Be passionate about learning
  • Practice justice, kindness, and respect
  • Aspire to a life guided by Jewish values, Torah, and community
  • To achieve this mission, Gesher challenges students to think critically and creatively and to acquire the skills they will need for tomorrow through a stimulating and integrated curriculum of general and Jewish studies.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Gesher Jewish Day School offer?

Gesher Jewish Day School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer and Softball.

When is the application deadline for Gesher Jewish Day School?

The application deadline for Gesher Jewish Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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