Gross Schechter Day School is committed to providing students in preschool through the 8th grade with an education equally outstanding in general and Judaic studies.
With a focus on academic rigor and critical thinking, our dual curriculum educates the whole child to develop analytical and creative abilities, to examine arguments and data, to write and speak clearly, and to apply ethics, logic and creativity in their daily lives.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 243 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Gross Schechter Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1980

Student Body

Total Students
243 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Gross Schechter Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director
Janna Dorfman

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The creative fusion of our general and Judaic studies nurtures intellectual curiosity and provides answers - especially to the central question, "What would Judaism say about this "
  • Like other top-tier private schools, our general studies curriculum teaches critical core competencies including math, science, English, social studies and communication skills -- at an advanced level.
  • Our teaching staff is trained to address the different learning styles and abilities of our students in order to meet the educational needs of each child.
  • The Judaic studies curriculum integrates instruction in Hebrew, Bible (tanach), holidays (chagim), prayers (t'fillot), values (arachim), customs (minhagim) and Israel.
  • Students increasingly appreciate the study of sacred texts, opportunities for ongoing spiritual development, and respect for different points of view.
  • Anchored in the evolving ethics and values of Conservative Jewish thought and practice, Schechter gives students a love of Jewish learning, a strong value system, excellent academics, adept study skills, self-confidence, and pride in their heritage as Jews and Americans. This proven foundation facilitates a seamless segue to high school, college and beyond.
Profile last updated: 07/28/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 243 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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