Perelman Jewish Day School-foreman Center

  • Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through fifth grade on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
  • We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies.
  • Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values.
  • Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies.
  • Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing.
  • We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community.
  • Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment.
  • The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.
  • Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students115 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Perelman Jewish Day School-foreman Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through grade fivw on two campuses in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. We provide a dual curriculum that integrates Jewish and General studies. Our goal is to instill in our students a pride in and commitment to both Jewish and American values. Our students achieve academic excellence in both English and Hebrew language arts, mathematics, social science, general science, and religious studies. Students also attend sessions in music, art, computer and science laboratories, physical education, and Israel Folk Dancing. We seek the growth and development of each child in the context of individual needs as well as in the context of the greater community. Perelman offers an outstanding child-centered, responsive program that provides a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing environment. The curriculum is enhanced by enrichment in both scholastic and extracurricular areas.  Helping students discover their place in history and guiding them as they assume their roles as Jews and Americans is one of our school's most important tasks.
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  • Wynnewood
    Grades: PK-5 | 245 students
    8.8 miles
    49 Haverford Road
    Wynnewood, PA 19096
    (610) 658-2518
    8.8 PK-5
    245

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