Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago

Tel: (847)498-2100
  • Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago is a PreK - 8th grade Jewish Day School with the Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center in Skokie and the Sager Solomon Schechter Day School (K-8) in Northbrook.
  • Our mission at Solomon Schechter is to ignite our students' Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potntial, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.
  • Our graduates are leaders and consistently rank among Chicago's top high school students and attend the nation's top universities.
  • Guided by a comprehensive philosophy of higher-order thinking, our award winning faculty continues to use the most innovative approaches to teaching.
  • SSDS welcomes students and families from the full spectrum of Jewish life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, language based and more
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 512 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfPaddle Tennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Art,

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