Tel: (818) 368-5781
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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||357 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students 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|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 21 / rolling|
|Admissions Director||Lara Martin|
|Admissions Associate||Lara Martin|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketball, Dance,|
Flag Football, Soccer,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||6 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art, Chess, Chorus|
Club or Organization:
Arts and Music Programs:
Musical Theater, Musical Theatre Production
- 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.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Encino Grades: PK-5 | 73 students
17719 Palora Street
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 342-4905 6.7 PK-5
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