Jewish Community Day School
Jewish Community Day School Photo #2 - This Lower School student is getting ready for Rosh Hashana by practicing his Shofar skills!
Jewish Community Day School Photo #3 - Three members of the JCDS Girls Soccer teams take a break to smile for the camera.
Jewish Community Day School Photo #4 - Second grade students share what they have learned in their Social Sciences unit.
Jewish Community Day School Photo #5 - A Middle School student helps Lower School students prepare for participation in a Tashlich ceremony.
Jewish Community Day School Photo #6 - Lower School students enjoy reading and listening to their classmates.
Jewish Community Day School Photo #7 - Middle School students run an experiment in their science classroom.
- 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||176 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||31 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$23,400|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition Assistance is available.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Orna Siegel|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Crew, SoccerBasketball, Crew,|
- 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
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- West Newton Grades: PK-9 | 517 students
250 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
(617)630-2300 1 PK-9
- Watertown Grades: NS-K
26 Chestnut Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617)402-5220 1 NS-K
- Arlington Grades: 4-12 | 95 students
575 WASHINGTON STREET
Arlington, MA 02458
(781)641-5992 1.1 4-12
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