Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

  • Our Mission: To promote academic excellence, community responsibiliy and vibrant jewish living.
  • We are a community day school, providing an exceptional education in science, math, history, literature, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, sports, and technology to nearly 400 students.
  • The academic excellence of our program is built on rigorous standards, exceptional faculty, and small student to teacher ratios.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1990

Student Body

Total Students344 students
Student Body Typen/a
Students by Grade Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size24 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorAileen Mitchner

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Our enriching program encompasses general studies, Hebrew, Jewish studies, art, music, and physical education, balancing academic achievement with students` social, emotional, and physical well-being. Our curriculum teaches students important 21st century learning skills, such as problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creative use of technology providing a dynamic environment that encourages independent thinking. At Hausner, we support the idea that true learning comes from experience. As a result, our project-based learning approach helps students develop practical life skills through investigation, complex research, and decision making. These skills lead to deeper learning, greater retention, and increased student engagement. We integrate technology into our core curriculum in general studies (including math, science, social studies, and English), as well as Jewish studies and various levels of Hebrew to enhance project-based learning. Our STEM curriculum a hallmark of our education process is an interdisciplinary and applied-teaching approach that integrates hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering, and math for real-world, problem-based learning.
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palo Alto
    Bowman School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 236 students
    1.4 miles
    4000 Terman Drive
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    (650)813-9131
    1.4 NS-8
    236
  • Palo Alto
    Emerson School
    Montessori School
    Grades: 1-8 | 34 students
    3.1 miles
    2800 W Bayshore Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650)424-1267
    3.1 1-8
    34
  • Palo Alto
    Fusion Academy Palo Alto
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    2.8 miles
    2191 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 100
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650)857-0634
    2.8 6-12
    n/a

School Reviews

Endorse Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
As you begin to evaluate schools, keep these five basic questions in mind.
The Cristo Rey Network of schools currently comprises some 26 schools in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Truth is they are just getting started.
Teaching gifted children requires deft handling. These children need intellectual and sensory stimulation. But they also need guidance and careful nurturing so that they grow up handling their special gifts and themselves appropriately.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Palo Alto, CA is $24,269 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).