Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School

The Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School is a vibrant community Jewish day school filled with joy,rooted in core Jewish values, and devoted to academic excellence.
Serving the Knoxville Jewish Community,our families are diverse in their beliefs, affiliations and observances; we work together to create a welcomingcommunity based upon mutual respect and shared values.

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Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded2006

Student Body

Total Students33 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Tuition NotesKJDS has a financial aid program based purely on need. If a family qualifies they will be awarded financial aid.
Admissions DirectorMiriam Esther Wilhelm


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Coding Club, Odyessy of the Mind

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Drama Program, Music Classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
PE classes taught by CrossFit coach

School Notes

  • The Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School' mission is to provide students with a rigorous academic program, in a joyous atmosphere, rooted in core Jewish values. Our secret to excellence is a combination of superb teachers, kind and caring culture and progressive curriculum that challenges students to reach their fullest potential.
  • Supported by our warm KJDS school culture, students and teachers feel comfortable taking risks and pushing past their comfort zone. A KJDS will participate in experiences that will enhance and mold their character and ambitions. Whether it be the school play, STEAM into Service project, Project based learning units, or DC trip, students social-emotional needs are addressed alongside their academic needs. It's hard to describe the magic of KJDS in words. Please visit our website,, watch our videos and come by for a visit.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School is Dayspring Baptist Christian Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Lutheran School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Giving Tree Montessori (0.0 miles away)
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KJDS was a second home to my son and is not a second home to my daughter. It is probably the best decision I will ever make about their education because it established for my son and is establishing for my daughter a love of learning that is priceless and that runs deep. There is just no better elementary school our there if you want your kids to learn amazing amounts, be loved and respected completely, and look forward to school every single day. I just can't say enough about this wonderful school.
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The average private school tuition in Knoxville, TN is $6,989 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Knoxville, TN is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).