Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a community Jewish day school, provides a rich dual-curricular education that encourages independent and critical thinking, lifelong learning, self-awareness, and compassion.
The culture of our school reflects Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschels values: integrity, justice, intellectual curiosity, and empathy.
With the goal of promoting mutual respect and understanding among Jews, our school is a hub for honest dialogue and exploration of wide-ranging opinions and practices.
In partnership with our families, we inspire our students to become active, dedicated, ethical, and informed citizens and leaders who are committed to Israel and the vitality of the Jewish people.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Heschel ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
357 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Heschel Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 21 / rolling
Admissions Director
Lara Martin
Admissions Associate
Lara Martin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art, Chess, Chorus

Club or Organization:
Robotics Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Theater, Musical Theatre Production

School Notes

  • We require that students be 4 years old by September 1 to enter our transitional kindergarten program and 5 years old by September 1 to enter our kindergarten program. We look forward to meeting you at one of our open houses.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Heschel offer?

Heschel offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer and Volleyball.

What is Heschel's ranking?

Heschel ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Heschel?

The application deadline for Heschel is Jan. 21 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 21 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $15,558 for elementary schools and $19,762 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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