Jewish Community Day School

  • JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School, provides a dynamic learning environment for Kindergarten, elementary and middle school students.
  • JCDS is committed to innovative, engaging and challenging academics, with extensive integration of Hebrew language and Jewish studies.
  • The school is not affiliated with a single denomination or movement within Judaism.
  • It teaches Jewish values, traditions, prayers and texts, and supports the wide range of belief and practice among its constituent families.
  • JCDS promotes love of learning and respect for individual differences.
  • It is a child-centered program with a balance of individualized and group learning opportunities in multi-age classrooms.
  • The creation of the State of Israel is one of the seminal events in Jewish history.
  • Recognizing the significance of the State and its national institutions, we seek to instill in our students an attachment to the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students176 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Jewish Community Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,400
Tuition NotesTuition Assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorOrna Siegel


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Crew, SoccerBasketballCrew,

School Notes

  • JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School's program is centered around five core values: Intentional Pluralism Hebrew and English Throughout the Day Academic Excellence A Whole Chile Approach A Warm, Welcoming Community

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