Shaare Shamayim Preschool And Kindergarten

  • Congregations of Shaare Shamayim offers comprehensive preschool and kindergarten programs in Northeast Philadelphia.
  • Our program is committed to providing a highly regarded educational foundation while combining life skills and values to ensure a smooth, easy, and successful transition to elementary school.
  • Our program emphasizes the development of the “whole child” by recognizing the need for allowing each child to develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically at their own pace.
  • We encourage the development of life skills such as sharing, personal responsibility, positive interactions, respecting rights of others, and conflict resolution, which are formed and developed during these years.
  • We are instilling valuable Jewish values as we teach our children that they can help to heal the world one good deed at a time.
  • Our goal is to accomplish all of the above in a warm, supportive, accepting, safe, nurturing, and stimulating educational environment.
  • Our staff of dedicated and experienced teaching professionals has been carefully selected to meet the individual needs of young children.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students120 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Shaare Shamayim Preschool And Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorSherri Herschfeld

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-8 | 62 students
    0.6 miles
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    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215) 673-3169
    0.6 PK-8
  • Huntingdon Valley
    Grades: PK-K | 97 students
    1.1 miles
    1620 Pine Rd
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (215) 938-7688
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  • Philadelphia
    Ann Kids
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS | 14 students
    1.2 miles
    10100 Jamison Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215) 698-7300
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  • Philadelphia
    Red Lion Elementary School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 1-4 | 64 students
    1.2 miles
    256 Geiger Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (215) 673-2100
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  • Huntingdon Valley
    Grades: NS-9 | 461 students
    1.2 miles
    214 Welsh Rd
    Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (215) 947-2332
    1.2 NS-9

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