Lander-Grinspoon Academy is a Jewish day school in the Pioneer Valley welcoming children of families from all Jewish traditions and backgrounds.
Our mission is to provide a rich, academically rigorous, and values-based education integrating general and Jewish studies in a nurturing environment.
Our vision is to inspire a community of lifelong learners to create a better world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 65 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
65 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Lander-Grinspoon Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
9 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
There is a $4000 non-need based grant available to all full-pay families, and an additional $1000 available to K-1 students who have spent a minimum of 1 yr in Jewish pre-K. There is also a financial aid program for families who need more than the $4000
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$9,109
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Deborah Bromberg Seltzer
Admissions Associate
Ashley Hooten

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus

School Notes

Lander~Grinspoon Academy is a Jewish day school in the Pioneer Valley that welcomes children of families from all Jewish traditions and backgrounds. Our mission is to provide a rich, academically rigorous, and values-based education integrating general and Jewish studies in a nurturing environment.
  • OUR VISION: 1) To engender in students a love of learning and a positive Jewish identity. 2) To maximize each student's intellectual, emotional, social, ethical, and spiritual development. 3) To impart knowledge and skills enabling students to become independent learners, critical thinkers, and caring, responsible citizens of our Jewish, American, and global communities. 4) To foster an appreciation of the centrality of Israel in modern Jewish life. 
  • OUR VALUES: 1) A forward-looking general studies curriculum that has depth and breadth, provides stimulating, in-depth instruction in the core disciplines of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and the arts, while supporting active inquiry and mastery, and encourages each child to excel to the best of his or her abilities. 2) A creative dual-language Jewish curriculum that provides a firm foundation of Jewish knowledge and experiences through a focus on Hebrew language, Jewish history and culture, Israel, textual study, religious observances, and spiritual practice is presented in an egalitarian framework. 3) A thoughtful social and ethical curriculum that teaches children to behave in a manner that is compassionate and respectful, to honor diversity and equality, to practice the mitzvah of Tikkun Olam (actively improving the world). 4) A caring, dedicated, and skilled teaching staff that works together with families to assure education of the whole child. 5) A warm, nurturing, and creative environment that cultivates self-esteem, encourages success, serves a variety of learning styles, and values community.
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 65 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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