Seattle Jewish Community School

Seattle Jewish Community School (SJCS) welcomes families to an inclusive K5 educational community in Green Lake.We combine Jewish intellectual heritage with contemporary insights into learning and growth, promoting excellence while nurturing children's curiosity, confidence, and kindness. We seek to make a positive difference in our world, championing social justice and the dignity of difference.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 65 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,800
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Seattle Jewish Community School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1991

Student Body

Total Students
65 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Seattle Jewish Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
SJCS is committed to a fostering a socio-economically diverse student body, as well as making day school education accessible to all families. From its inception, SJCS has been committed to providing tuition assistance to families who qualify. All Jewish
% on Financial Aid
70%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kristen Cohon

School Notes


The Seattle Jewish Community School (SJCS) welcomes students and families to an inclusive educational community in the heart of Green Lake, inspired by Jewish values and intellectual traditions.

We cherish the pluralism of our community, celebrating our families' differences and identities in all forms they take, and sustaining a positive environment of equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Our philosophy combines the timeless wisdom of Jewish intellectual heritage with contemporary insights into children's learning and growth, promoting excellence while nurturing children's curiosity, confidence, and kindness. SJCS provides a context where children recognize that they belong and feel safe.

We celebrate the joys of learning and community while preparing students to influence their world for the good. We seek to make a positive difference in our community and beyond, championing social justice and the dignity of difference.

Graduates engage with the responsibilities and opportunities before them, guided by formative learning opportunities and secure in their identities.
  • OUR APPROACH:
    • Students learn skills and apply concepts through a wide range of engaging experiences and reflection.
  • OUR STUDENTS:
    • Students master academic skills, while developing internal motivation, independence, and resilience.
  • OUR FAMILIES:
    • SJCS is a welcoming and supportive community of Jewish families with diverse backgrounds, identifications, and practices.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Seattle Jewish Community School cost?
Seattle Jewish Community School's tuition is approximately $23,800 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Seattle Jewish Community School?
The acceptance rate of Seattle Jewish Community School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What is Seattle Jewish Community School's ranking?
Seattle Jewish Community School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Seattle Jewish Community School?
The application deadline for Seattle Jewish Community School is Jan. 12.
What neighborhood is Seattle Jewish Community School located?
Seattle Jewish Community School is located in the Northwest Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, WA. There are 11 other private schools located in Northwest Seattle.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 65 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,800
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 12
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,617 for elementary schools and $22,731 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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