The Columbus Jewish Day School

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The Columbus Jewish Day School, founded in 1998, is a pluralistic community school, grades K-5.
The Columbus Jewish Day School is committed to academic excellence and subject mastery within a developmentally appropriate curriculum.
CJDS provides students the intellectual and spiritual resources they need to become courageous, passionate, and fully realized human beings.
CJDS helps students integrate Jewish values, teachings, and practices, with a sense of themselves as creative participants in contemporary experience.
CJDS fosters critical thinking, discovery, invention, and problem solving within a community of actively engaged learners.
In doing so, CJDS prepares its students to become outstanding members of their future secondary school and university communities.
CJDS provides students, their families, faculty, staff, and the broader community with wide-ranging opportunities to translate timeless values into socially significant action.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
The Jewish Community Day School Association (SSDSA)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1998
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The Columbus Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,475
Tuition NotesScholarships available
Admissions DirectorJenny Glick
Admissions AssociateKerry Selfinger

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Running Club, Tennis, Tzedakah Club

School Notes

  • The Columbus Jewish Day School, founded in 1998, is a pluralistic community school, grades K-6. The Columbus Jewish Day School is committed to academic excellence and subject mastery within a developmentally appropriate curriculum. CJDS provides students the intellectual and spiritual resources they need to become courageous, passionate, and fully realized human beings. CJDS helps students integrate Jewish values, teachings, and practices, with a sense of themselves as creative participants in contemporary experience. CJDS fosters critical thinking, discovery, invention, and problem solving within a community of actively engaged learners. In doing so, CJDS prepares its students to become outstanding members of their future middle/high school and university communities. CJDS provides students, their families, faculty, staff, and the broader community with wide-ranging opportunities to translate timeless values into socially significant action.

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