Maimonides School

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  • Maimonides School's mission is to produce religiously observant, educated Jews who will remain faithful to religious beliefs, values, and practices as they take their place as contributing members of general society.
  • Maimonides provides students with both an outstanding religious education and an excellent college preparatory general education in an atmosphere that reinforces their commitment to the values of Torah and to the observance of mitzvot, and that fosters a strong sense of identification with the State of Israel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1937

Student Body

Total Students591 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMaimonides School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, English Literature, Physics, US Government
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Boys: collared shirts, no jeans, kippot and tzitzit; Girls: skirts or dresses, modest sleeves)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1
Tuition NotesMaimonides School's tuition has always been among the lowest of Boston's Jewish Day Schools, a direct result of the efforts of our Board of Directors to maintain affordability for all families who wish their children to receive a Maimonides education.
Admissions DirectorTamara Kesselman

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chesed Committee, Drama Club, Girls' Chorus (Kol Isha), Israeli Action Committee, Jazz Band, Literary Magazine (Current), Math Team, Mock Trial, Model UN, Student Council, Student Newspaper (Spectrum), Student Torah Journal (Mayim Achronim), Yearbook (HaLapid)

School Notes

  • Maimonides School's mission is to produce religiously observant, educated Jews who will remain faithful to religious beliefs, values, and practices as they take their place as contributing members of general society. Maimonides provides students with both an outstanding religious education and an excellent college preparatory general education in an atmosphere that reinforces their commitment to the values of Torah and to the observance of mitzvot, and that fosters a strong sense of identification with the State of Israel.

    Our Philosophy:

  • Torah and mitzvot—the study and practice of Halachah—are the quintessential core of Judaism, and they must be taught in an honest, sophisticated and challenging manner.
  • Torah study is enriched by our understanding of science, philosophy, literature, art and music, which in turn is enhanced and enlightened by the teachings of Torah.
  • The School must provide an all-encompassing religious atmosphere in which the observance of Halachah in the totality of its ethical and ritual components is central.

    Our Goals:
  • To expose our students to the beauty of the Jewish tradition and the power and profundity of the Jewish faith.
  • To encourage our students to strive for moral and spiritual excellence.
  • To provide our students with the finest possible general studies education so that they can continue their academic training in the colleges and universities of their choice.
  • To ensure that families from all sectors of the Jewish community seeking to give their children an intensive Jewish education are welcome in our school.
  • To produce graduates who will become respected and contributing members of the Jewish and general communities.
  • To forge in our students a spiritual bond and sense of identification with the State of Israel.
  • To imbue our students with an attitude of respect toward one's fellow man (k'vod habriot) and love of one's fellow Jew (ahavat Yisrael).
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