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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