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The Rashi School

The Rashi School is a coeducational private Jewish school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

Institution Type: Private

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Overview

Overview

The Rashi School says

The Rashi School graduates accomplished and engaged students with a strong sense of self and Jewish identity who understand their obligation to make a difference in the world. 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 300 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.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (617) 969-4444
Email
  auretsky@rashi.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 309
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
1 32
2 40
3 30
4 34
5 42
6 34
7 34
8 27

The Rashi School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Rashi School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1

Extracurriculars

  • Choir
  • Drama/Theater
  • Engineering Club/ Engineering Society
  • Fencing
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball

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