Maimonides Jewish Day School

6612 Sw Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: (503)977-7850
  • Maimonides Jewish Day School was founded in September 1985 to provide a nurturing and challenging education for children. From that time until today, MJDS has placed children at the center, encouraging each child to flourish through personalized as well as classroom community learning. At Maimonides, our aspiration is to provide a strong foundation upon which every child may build for a lifetime.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Maimonides Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Mission:
  • The mission of Maimonides Jewish Day School is to provide and promote the highest quality Judaic and Secular education to a diverse community of Jewish children. The Maimonides program synthesizes traditional Jewish learning with progressive education theory to create an academically engaging environment designed to foster a lifetime love of learning. MJDS teachers inspire a love for Judaism, and provide the tools for every child to reach personal excellence and the foundation to be responsible, compassionate members of society. 
  • Vision:
  • Maimonides Jewish Day School is a welcoming community committed to educating Jewish children according to Orthodox tradition in a positive atmosphere infused with kindness and respect for all. Our graduates are able to fully participate in both Jewish and secular educational institutions of the highest quality. We instill our students with knowledge, values, and experiences to ensure meaningful, intentional lifelong connections to Judaism and Jewish living. Our approach to education is holistic and cooperative; we understand that educational success is collaboration between teachers, parents, community and students. 

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