Pardes Jewish Day School

Pardes, from the Hebrew word for orchard,speaks to our goal-the growth and development of each and every child.
At Pardes, students are inspired and motivated to reach their personal best.
Challenging subject matter-taught by a highly qualified and dedicated faculty-helps students develop intellectual curiosity, creativity, independence, a lifelong love of learning and a sense of responsibilty and respect toward others.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1993

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Pardes Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(respectful of yourself and other students)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / May. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,650
Tuition Notessibling discounts and affiliation discount with local congregations
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLaurence Harris

School Notes

  • From modest beginnings in 1993 with only 12 students, Pardes has become the fastest growing Jewish Day School in Phoenix and a fully accredited institution that is now home to more than 280 K-8 students. On our new five acre campus, Pardes has forged a partnership among students, parents, faculty, staff and Board of Directors - who together form a vibrant student focused communtiy.
  • Walk into any Pardes classroom today, and there is a sense of excitement and discovery. Strong academics, Jewish values and learning, and a caring, supportive community are the cornerstones of our dynamic learning environment.
  • Pardes students are awarded winners in state, regional and national science fairs, literary and arts competitions and are members of the National Junior Honor Society. Graduates attend the finest public and private secondary schools.
  • The core curriculum includes Language arrs, social studies, mathematics, science, Hebrew and Jewish sties Teaching specialists offer: Spanish, music, art drama, technology and physical education.
  • Jewish Studies includes study of Bible and Midrash, Jewish history, ethics and Hebrew.
  • After-School enrichment offers: Dance, choir, gynastics, technology, karate and a growing sports program competing in the Mountain Valley Athletic Association league.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Pardes Jewish Day School is Scottsdale Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Breakthrough Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Desert Dawn Private School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix
    Desert Dawn Private School
    Desert Dawn Private School Photo - Come see what all the fun is about!
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 86 students
    0.2 miles
    15815 N 40th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 493-5340
    0.2 PK-K
  • Phoenix
    Aldea Montessori
    Aldea Montessori Photo - The Nido (Infant Room)
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 56 students
    0.4 miles
    15639 N 40th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 485-0276
    0.4 NS-K
  • Phoenix
    St. Joan Of Arc Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS | 55 students
    0.5 miles
    3801 E Greenway Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 867-9179
    0.5 NS
  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-K | 49 students
    0.6 miles
    4060 E Bell Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 493-6941
    0.6 PK-K
  • Phoenix
    Breakthrough Academy
    Breakthrough Academy Photo
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 30 students
    0.7 miles
    3427 E Bell Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (866) 620-9380
    0.7 K-8

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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $8,183 for elementary schools and $14,229 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).