Our integrated curriculum of General and Judaic Studies fosters a child’s intellectual, social, emotional, and spiritual development. We know that confident children who possess a strong sense of identity and belonging are better prepared to challenge themselves academically, to assume leadership roles in their future communities, and to interact fully and positively in a diverse and ever-changing world.
SJCS students learn in a fast-paced, language-rich environment that includes foreign language study for six years. We offer children hands-on opportunities to explore through all of their senses and experiences to make learning real and meaningful.
At each grade level, a General and Judaic Studies teaching team works collaboratively to facilitate continuity and growth for each student. Teams purposefully connect secular and Jewish learning to help students draw meaningful and complex connections between diverse subject areas. Our integrated approach emphasizes thematic as well as skill-based connections. A deliberate connection between secular and Jewish studies provides students a rich and textured approach to learning supported by a strong, positive sense of identity.
At SJCS, we guide elementary school children as they build a foundation for their future endeavors. SJCS students acquire skills and build a knowledge base in a broad range of General and Judaic subjects. Children launch lifelong journeys of learning in an environment that challenges them to: