Torah School Of Greater Washington

The Torah School of Greater Washington has been established to educate, motivate, challenge, and inspire Jewish children of all backgrounds without regard to race, color, country of origin, or sex.
Our students are provided with a curriculum of excellence in both Judaic and secular studies which equips them with all the tools necessary to successfully continue their higher education.
This includes a strong emphasis on the basics and on higher thinking and comprehension skills.
Our youngsters develop pride as Jews and Americans and a strong love for Eretz Yisrael.
The ambiance which permeates the Torah School is that of warmth and caring.
Our outstanding staff members serve as role models whose main interest is what is best for each child.
They understand that, as Hiam Ginott wrote, "Concerning a teacher's influence: I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom.
It's my personal approach that creates the climate. It's my daily mood that makes the weather.
As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child's life miserable or joyous.
I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration.
I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated, and a child humanized or dehumanized.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students363 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Torah School Of Greater Washington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Torah School Of Greater Washington is Griggs International Academy (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Silver Spring
    Griggs International Academy
    Alternative School (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: NS-12 | 1460 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 4437
    Silver Spring, MD 20914
    (301) 680-6578
    0 NS-12
    1460
  • Silver Spring
    Grades: 9-12 | 53 students
    0.1 miles
    955 Sligo Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 495-6672
    0.1 9-12
    53
  • Silver Spring
    Grades: PK-K | 204 students
    0.1 miles
    8101 Georgia Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 588-3350
    0.1 PK-K
    204
  • Washington
    San Miguel School
    All-boys  | Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-8 | 84 students
    0.5 miles
    7705 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20012
    (202) 232-8345
    0.5 6-8
    84
  • Silver Spring
    The Goddard School
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    0.6 miles
    8611 Second Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 830-4505
    0.6 NS-K
    n/a

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