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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
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 Students157 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Jewish Community Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 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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