Kadima Day School
5.00 (2 reviews)
- Kadima Day School provides an integrated general and Judaic studies education that is comprehensive and academically challenging.
- Our commitment to educational excellence and Jewish tradition teaches our students to maximize their academic, social, physical and spiritual potentials.
- A Kadima education instills a strong sense of identity, preparedness for higher education and a commitment to responsible living guided by Jewish ethics and values.
- Private tours are every Tuesday and Thursday September 12 - December 14, 2017 by reservation only.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other religious school association(s)|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||256 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||42 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Collared shirts required in grades K-8)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 31 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$13,900|
|Tuition Notes||NEW lower tuition rates offer more access to Jewish day school education. Tuition varies based on grade/school division, ranges from $11,600 to $14,900.|
|Admissions Director||Dikla Kadosh|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketball, Football,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||11 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Athletics, Competitive Athletics Program, Cooking, Digitech, Gymnastics, MadScience, Paper Mache, Plaster Arts, Technology, Vocal Performance, Water Color|
- Academic excellence
- Reading perceptively
- Fluency in English and Hebrew
- Text literacy
- American and Jewish traditions
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Encino Grades: PK-5 | 73 students
17719 Palora Street
Encino, CA 91316
(818)342-4905 6.1 PK-5
- Northridge Grades: PK-8 | 361 students
17701 Devonshire St
Northridge, CA 91325
(818)368-5781 6.8 PK-8
- Tarzana Grades: NS-5 | 133 students
5933 Lindley Ave
Tarzana, CA 91356
(626)695-5159 5 NS-5
We have been part of the Kadima family in the last few years and this is a perfect opportunity for me to recognize a top notch staff, faculty and admin. Kadima provides a perfect combination of academic achievements, social and emotional setting, as well as Jewish education. Kadima is not only a school, it's a Family!
- Posted by Parent - Emit
We are in our 4th year of being a Kadima family. Beyond the small classes, differentiated classwork, and values-imbued education, what I love most about Kadima is the partnership between parents, educators and students. Staff have a strong knowledge in child development, gifted education, and learning challenges that allow them to see beyond the surface. My two children have very different strengths, challenges and needs -- which are recognized, validated and supported. No school (or anyone for that matter) is perfect 100% of the time for 100% of children. However, I have been consistently impressed at the way that Kadima teachers and administrators collaborate with me as a parent to resolve the issues that inevitably arise. The process does not end with the proactive plan developed in the meeting -- staff reaches out regularly to check in on progress. Of course, if you ask my kids, they would just tell you that they love the teachers, their classmates, math, Hebrew, social studies, Judaic studies, science, art, holidays, social action projects, recess, sports teams, handball, and just about everything (except homework -- they are still kids, after all!)
- Posted by Parent - melis
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