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Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School

Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School is a coeducational private Jewish traditional school for students in grades Transitional KG through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School says

The #1 ranked private school for Best Academics in Orange County, TVT provides grades TK-12 with college prep curriculum rooted in Jewish values.


TVT learning is rigorous, progressive, contemporary and innovative. The program is project-based, hands-on, expository and real-life. Students from transitional kindergarten to 12th grade master skills for how to learn as well as acquiring the knowledge necessary to succeed in college and life. They learn the secret to asking the right questions to learn more: to question assumptions and take risks. They learn to search for connections -- personal, intellectual, academic and religious. They learn to embrace who they are and articulate their ideas passionately.

Mission Statement

We are a nurturing, caring community that embraces pluralism, cultivates Jewish identity and inspires students to lead MEANINGFUL Jewish lives.

We provide an INDIVIDUALIZED college preparatory environment that challenges students to think critically, work collaboratively, and explore creatively in order to realize their fullest potential.

We prepare students to be inquisitive learners, COMPASSIONATE citizens and courageous leaders in their community and in the world.


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  (949) 333-1779


  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP European History
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 498
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 26
1 29
2 35
3 45
4 35
5 38
6 38
7 38
8 39
9 41
10 39
11 49
12 46

Tarbut V’Torah Community 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 Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Head of School   Dr. Jeffrey Davis


Today, the Lions Upper School fields 11 boys and girls competitive sports teams that compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIFSS). The Middle School is comprised of 8 boys and girls teams that compete in the Tri-Way League. In addition, the Lower School has Co-Ed teams, which in the Tri-Way League as well. Since 2000, TVT Upper School varsity teams have advanced to CIF Southern Section playoffs 62 times. The TVT Lions have won 16 league championships including the boys basketball team being ranked #1 in the United States by Jewish Hoops of America in 2009-10.
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball


Famous Alumni

Well known alumni of Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School include:

  • Camille Levin - Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame for Soccer (2015)

Associations & Memberships

The Jewish Community Day School Network (RAVSAK)

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