Perelman Jewish Day School-stern Center

  • Perelman Jewish Day School, a Solomon Schechter Affiliate school, educates students from Kindergarten through grade 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1956

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Perelman Jewish Day School-stern Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
42%
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  • Elkins Park
    Grades: K-5 | 115 students
    8.8 miles
    7601 Old York Rd
    Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (215) 635-3130
    8.8 K-5
    115

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