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School Profile

For 25 years, Seattle Jewish Community School has distinguished itself as a center for academic excellence and cultural and spiritual growth. By emphasizing personal development, connection to community, respect for the environment and love of Jewish life, we graduate confident learners who possess a strong sense of self, rooted in Jewish literacy, values, and identity. They thrive in academic settings of their choosing and distinguish themselves by their leadership skills and sense of social responsibility.

Affiliations

  • Approved by the State of Washington
  • Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS), Accredited Member
  • RAVSAK (Jewish Community Day School Network), Member
  • Washington Federation of Independent Schools, Member
  • Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education
  • Washington State non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation

Demographics

As a co-ed Jewish community day school unaffiliated with any particular Jewish movement, SJCS welcomes families from across the spectrum of Jewish life, including (but not limited to) affiliated and unaffiliated, interfaith, Reform, Conservative, Renewal, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, traditional, secular, cultural, Israeli, and “just Jewish.”

  • SJCS families come from eleven zip codes in and around Seattle.
  • First languages spoken in the home include English, Hebrew and Russian
  • We welcome families from a broad socio-economic range
  • Families are both affiliated and unaffiliated with a synagogue or havurah.

Services and Specialty Curricula

  • Accelerated Math
  • Art
  • Learning Specialist
  • Library
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Technology Integration
  • Before & After School Care (BASE)