Solomon Schechter Day School

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  • The Solomon Schechter Day School is a premier Jewish day school that nurtures self-discovery through an innovative and engaging curriculum.
  • We ignite a spark in students for Jewish learning and a love of Israel while fostering a caring, collaborative and joyful community.
  • At Schechter, every child is known and loved. Schechter offers free busing to areas including Brookline, Cambridge, Framingham, Lexington, Natick, Needham, Sharon, Stoughton, Waltham and Wellesley.
  • We are accepting applications for children from 15 months through 8th grade.
  • After 56 years of educating children, the legacy of blending tradition and innovation combined with academic excellence remains the hallmark of the Solomon Schechter Day School.
  • Come see for yourself why there is no place like Schechter! www.ssdsboston.org.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
State or regional independent school association
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild-to-moderate learning differences
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students414 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeSolomon Schechter Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
52%
Admissions DirectorShira Strosberg

School Notes

  • The Solomon Schechter Day School is a premier Jewish day school that nurtures self-discovery through an innovative and engaging curriculum. We ignite a spark in students for Jewish learning and a love of Israel while fostering a caring, collaborative and joyful community.  At Schechter, every child is known and loved. 
  • Schechter offers free busing to areas including Brookline, Cambridge, Framingham, Lexington, Natick, Needham, Sharon, Stoughton, Waltham and Wellesley. We are accepting applications for children from 15 months through 8th grade. 
  • After 56 years of educating children, the legacy of blending tradition and innovation combined with academic excellence remains the hallmark of the Solomon Schechter Day School.
  • Come see for yourself why there is no place like Schechter!
  • www.ssdsboston.org
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