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Gross Schechter Day School

Gross Schechter Day School is a coeducational private Jewish traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Gross Schechter Day School is committed to providing students in preschool through the 8th gradewith an education equally outstanding in general and Judaic studies. With a focus onacademic rigor and critical thinking, our dual curriculum educates the whole child to develop analyticaland creative abilities, to examine arguments and data, to write and speak clearly, and to applyethics, logic and creativity in their daily lives. The creative fusion of our general and Judaicstudies nurtures intellectual curiosity andprovides answers especially to the centralquestion, What would Judaism say about this?Like other top-tier private schools, our generalstudies curriculum teaches critical corecompetencies including math, science, English,social studies and communication skills -- at anadvanced level. Our teaching staff is trainedto address the different learning styles andabilities of our students in order to meet theeducational needs of each child.The Judaic studies curriculum integrates instruction in Hebrew, Bible (tanach), holidays (chagim), prayers(tfillot), values (arachim), customs (minhagim) and Israel. Students increasingly appreciate the studyof sacred texts, opportunities for ongoing spiritual development, and respect for different points of view.Anchored in the evolving ethics and values of Conservative Jewish thought and practice, Schechtergives students a love of Jewish learning, a strong value system, excellent academics, adept studyskills, self-confidence, and pride in their heritage as Jews and Americans. This proven foundationfacilitates a seamless segue to high school,college and beyond.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 273
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 49
Kindergarten 23
1 26
2 35
3 31
4 26
5 27
6 23
7 20
8 13

Gross Schechter Day 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 Gross Schechter Day School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 82%
Black or African American 0%


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