Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation's Capital

North Campus: 6045 16th St., NW; South Campus 4715 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20011
Milton is a pluralistic Jewish Day School that provides collaborative and experientail learning with an engaging and flexible dual curriculum of general and Jewish studies to childen in pre-kindergarten through grade 8.
Our educational program meets high standards of academic excellence while nurturing each student to achieve success and self-confidence.
Milton is a learning environment permeated with warmth, joy and intellectual excitement.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students394 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation's Capital Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 7
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,100
Admissions DirectorSindy Udell
Admissions AssociateAmanda Reich


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, SoccerBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
breakdancing, chess, cooking, creative writing, newspaper, podcasting, STEM

Arts and Music Programs:
art, dance, drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:
karate, yoga

School Notes

  • Please join us for an Open House at 9:00 am on January 4. We have an evening open house on November 28 at 7:00 pm. Please rsvp to
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