Seattle Jewish Community School

Tel: (206)522-5212
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  • SJCS offers exceptional K 5th grade education which integrates: Academics Students gain foundational knowledge and build key study skills through our integrated curriculum of Language Arts, Social Studies, and STEAM subjects, Judaics and Hebrew Jewish Values and Tradition Each student develops his/her own moral compasses and individual Jewish identities by exploring Jewish history, culture, ritual and celebration.
  • Social Emotional Learning Students develop tools to identify and communicate feelings, and to engage respectfully with each other and the world through school-wide, social skills practices.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students65 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeSeattle Jewish Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size13 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,800
Tuition NotesSJCS 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 DirectorLeah Gotz

School Notes

  • 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.

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $14,249 for elementary schools and $16,480 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).