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.

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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.: 23%
Students by Grade Solomon 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Allston
    Grades: PK-12 | 272 students
    5.4 miles
    57 Holton Street
    Allston, MA 02134
    (617) 783-2600
    5.4 PK-12
    272
  • Brookline
    Grades: NS-12 | 415 students
    2.9 miles
    20 Newton St
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 522-5544
    2.9 NS-12
    415
  • Brookline
    Grades: PK-8 | 535 students
    3.4 miles
    171 Goddard Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 277-2456
    3.4 PK-8
    535
  • Brookline
    Grades: NS-8 | 287 students
    4.6 miles
    67 Harvard St
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 566-7184
    4.6 NS-8
    287
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-12 | 1015 students
    6.2 miles
    80 Gerry's Landing Rd
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 547-6100
    6.2 PK-12
    1015

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