The Rashi School

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  • Rashi`s kindergarten through eighth grade students are academically motivated and committed to improving their world.
  • They are capable, confident, self-aware learners who take on leadership roles in educational settings and social justice opportunities in their communities. At The Rashi School, we're always inspiring more.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The Rashi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$35,800
Tuition NotesTuition listed is an average of tuition dollars, which vary by grade. To learn more about tuition and affordability at The Rashi School, please visit https://www.rashi.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions DirectorIlyssa Frey
Admissions AssociateRachel Savage

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
DanceSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Animation, Flute, Guitar, Jam Band, Mandarin, Piano, Voice, Zumba

Club or Organization:
Chess, Fencing, Karate, Lego Engineering, Nature Explorers, Science and Engineering Club, Sports Mania, Study Hall, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama

School Notes

  • Located on a 162-acre wooded campus on the Charles River, Rashi attracts students from areas surrounding Boston, Jamaica Plain, Wellesley, Newton, and Needham. Our 250 students from Kindergarten through 8th grade benefit from a warm, academically challenging, and values-rich environment that cultivates commitment and respect for learning in the classroom and outside.
  • The Rashi interdisciplinary curriculum weaves Jewish studies seamlessly with secular learning, integrating material from varied subjects through the school day. Rashi teachers are adept at differentiating their instruction, designing lessons around students` readiness, interests and learning profiles.
  • Rashi`s dedication to Social Justice extends from classroom curricula into all-school projects, individual initiatives, and community partnerships.
  • Rashi shares a campus with NewBridge on the Charles, a multi-generational village where Rashi students` and NewBridge residents` lives intersect and enrich each other.
  • Rashi, the Boston area`s Reform Jewish K-8 Independent School, is a diverse community welcoming interfaith families.
  • Transportation by bus is available.

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