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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 414 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Solomon Schechter Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
mild-to-moderate learning differences
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
414 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Solomon Schechter Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
52%
Admissions Director
Shira 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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 414 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $23,014 for elementary schools and $39,698 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 63% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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