Krieger Schechter Day School

The mission of the Krieger Schechter Day School is to provide excellent academic programs in Jewish and General Studies for students in kindergarten through grade eight.
The School provides a caring, supportive environment in which each student can grow academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.
This milieu is one in which students are encouraged to take educational risks.
The School's task is to help students become responsible citizens, and ethical, knowledgeable, committed Jews.
Through the bilingual curriculum and school environment, the students are presented with a philosophy of life based upon the values and concerns embodied in Conservative Judaism, incorporating social action and social responsibility.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students294 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Krieger Schechter Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Relaxed dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions DirectorIlene Wise
Admissions AssociateMeg Gillespie

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
Track and Field
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