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Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #1 - A comprehensive athletic program of interscholastic competitive teams and intramural activities exposes students to a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer, track and field, football, golf, and tennis to promote life-long fitness and good health.
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Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #1 - A comprehensive athletic program of interscholastic competitive teams and intramural activities exposes students to a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer, track and field, football, golf, and tennis to promote life-long fitness and good health.
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #2 - At Solomon Schechter, we ignite, educate, and empower children with a unique combination of academic strength in both General and Judaic Studies, personalized attention to enable each child to reach his or her highest potential, a commitment to athletics and the arts, and a vibrant community that inspires children to be the best they can bring their best to others.
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #3 - Our prayer services are joyful and active. We have reimagined how we conduct services throughout the grades to better engage children in the full meaning and beauty of our rich tradition.
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #4 - General an Judaic Studies are just part of the Schechter experience. From the moment that students enter Schechter they are immersed in a world filled with music (choir and band), dance, art, and drama. They build their creativity, expand their skills, gain confidence, and experience the joy of performing for others.
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #5 - Children of all abilities, talents and backgrounds thrive at Solomon Schechter Day School. A highly-skilled faculty, an innovative curriculum, the use of Responsive Classroom techniques, and a team of resource support staff ensure that each child is empowered to reach his or her highest potential.
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Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Photo #7 - Our outstanding faculty at our Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center in Skokie are truly gifted and nurturing, and the program is child-focused and play-based. It incorporates the best of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and provides children with the best possible start to their school experience.
Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago is a PreK - 8th grade Jewish Day School with the Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center in Skokie and the Sager Solomon Schechter Day School (K-8) in Northbrook.
Our mission at Solomon Schechter is to ignite our students' Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potntial, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.
Our graduates are leaders and consistently rank among Chicago's top high school students and attend the nation's top universities.
Guided by a comprehensive philosophy of higher-order thinking, our award winning faculty continues to use the most innovative approaches to teaching.
SSDS welcomes students and families from the full spectrum of Jewish life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 172 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, language based and more
Year Founded
1962
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
172 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
54%
Average Class Size
18 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
50%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Art

School Notes

  • Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago is a PreK - 8th grade Jewish Day School with the Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center in Skokie and the Sager Solomon Schechter Day School (K-8) in Northbrook. Our mission at Solomon Schechter is to ignite our students' Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potntial, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world. Our graduates are leaders and consistently rank among Chicago's top high school students and attend the nation's top universities. Guided by a comprehensive philosophy of higher-order thinking, our award winning faculty continues to use the most innovative approaches to teaching. SSDS welcomes students and families from the full spectrum of Jewish life.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 172 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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