At a Glance

בְּמַבָּט אֶחָד

Founded: 1998

Accreditation:

Affiliations & Memberships: PEGE, OAIS, RAVSAK, Wild School

Location: New Albany, Ohio
Size: 30,000 square feet adjacent to 7 acres of woodlands
2016 Enrollment: 70
Faculty: 16
Administration: 5
Student to Faculty Ratio: 5:1

MISSION STATEMENT:
Academic Excellence:
Columbus Jewish Day School is committed to academic excellence and subject mastery within a developmentally-appropriate curriculum.
Intellectual Integrity:
Columbus Jewish Day School provides students with the intellectual and spiritual resources they need to become courageous, passionate and fully-realized beings.
Jewish Understanding:
Columbus Jewish Day School helps students integrate Jewish values, tenets and practices with a sense of themselves as creative participants in contemporary experiences.
Critical Thinking:
Columbus Jewish Day School fosters critical thinking, discovery, invention, and problem-solving within a community of actively engaged learners. In doing so, CJDS prepares its students to become outstanding members of their future secondary school and university communities.
Social Responsibility:
Columbus Jewish Day School provides students, their families, faculty, staff, and the broader community with wide-ranging opportunities to translate timeless values into socially significant action.

Clubs:
Dance, Tzedakah, Downhill/Skiing, Yarok Together, Gardening, Israeli Dance, Tennis, Sports Club, and Homework Club

Congregational Affiliation 2009-2010:
Affiliated with a Reform congregation: 28%
Affiliated with a Conservative congregation: 36%
Affiliated with an Orthodox congregation: 10%
Other: 2%
Not affiliated at this time: 24%

Special Events and Programs:
Back to School Picnic
Robotics for Kindergarten – Sixth grade
Wisdom of the Heart fundraising gala
Kabbalat Shabbat activities
Humash Ceremony
Siddur Ceremony
Parent Seminars
Family Holiday Programs
Community Day
Lunches in the Sukkah
Sleepover in the Sukkah
Simchat Torah celebration
Science Fair
College Fair
Night of Literature & the Arts
Sixth grade trip to Philadelphia