Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

Our Mission: Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School cultivates a joyful learning community that builds students' capacity for critical thinking, creativity, and moral courage by nurturing their natural curiosity and exploring their compelling questions through a complementary curriculum of general and Jewish studies.
Our academic program encourages independent thinking in a supportive environment that balances achievement with our students' social, emotional, and physical well-being. Our curriculum teaches the learning skills that individuals need for the twenty-first century, including problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creative use of educational technology.

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

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1990

Student Body

Total Students
277 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Rates for 23-24 School Year: TK: $33,600 K–4th Grade: $37,300 5th Grade: $39,000 6th–8th Grade: $40,600
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director
Valerie Porush Hoffman

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School Notes

  • At Hausner, an enriching education opens the door to limitless opportunity. In a vibrant, encouraging environment that cultivates personal and academic achievement,our students learn actively, ask big questions, and find meaning in repairing the world. From TK through 8th grade, we guide our students' growth into curious and considerate young people who are more than ready for what's next.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School cost?
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School's tuition is approximately $40,600 for private students.
What sports does Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School offer?
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School's ranking?
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School?
The application deadline for Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is Jan. 18 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 18 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
In what neighborhood is Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School located?
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is located in the Monta Loma neighborhood of Palo Alto, CA.

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