Ilan Ramon Day School

Ilan Ramon Day School prepares our children to embrace the diverse challenges of the 21st century.
We are a community Jewish day school with an integrated curriculum focused on critical thinking, community involvement, the values of Judaism, and a personal connection to Israel.
Our innovative program develops lifelong learners and leaders by emphasizing intellectual, spiritual and creative development with a focus on the social-emotional growth of each student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1994
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students159 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Ilan Ramon Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(comfortable and modest)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies based on grade/school division
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ceramics, Dance, Rock Climbing, Science, Soccer, Theatre, Yoga

School Notes

  • Ilan Ramon Day School (previously known as Heschel West) is the FIRST AND ONLY NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON JEWISH DAY SCHOOL IN THE West San Fernando and Conejo Valleys. Award received September 2008.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Our son has been going to Ilan Ramon Day School for over four years and absolutely loves it! Not only has he developed a true interest in learning, but he loves playing with kids across all grade levels. It's so nurturing and has such a caring staff. There is a true sense of community like one I've never experienced before. Parents are so supportive and there for each other, an extended family. We have made life long friends and I'm so grateful to have discovered this gem of a School.
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I cannot imagine a better fit for my two sons! Ilan Ramon Day School provides a nurturing, loving Jewish community that academically challenges my kids. Top notch!
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