Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

North Campus: 6045 16th St., NW; South Campus 4715 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20011
Tel: (202)291-5737
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  • JPDS-NC is a pluralistic Jewish Day School that provides collaborative and experientail learning with an engaging and flexible dual curriculum of general and Jewish studies to childen in pre-kindergarten through grade six.
  • Our educational program meets high standards of academic excellence while nurturing each student to achieve success and self-confidence.
  • JPDS-NC is a learning environment permeated with warmth, joy and intellectual excitement. Middle School opening in 2018.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students341 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 50%
Students by GradeJewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 9
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,860
Admissions DirectorSindy Udell
Admissions AssociateLindsey Marks

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCross Country,
DanceSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
breakdancing, chess, cooking, creative writing, newspaper, podcasting, STEM

Arts and Music Programs:
art, dance, drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:
karate, yoga

School Notes

  • Please join us for an Open House at 9:30 am on October 27, December 5, and January 6. We have an evening open house on November 15 at 7:00 pm. Please rsvp to sindy.udell@jpds.org.
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