The Mission of the Jewish Day School is to provide an exceptional education that empowers Jewish children to be confident, wise, and compassionate upstanders who are committed to life-long learning and community stewardship.
Challenging Academics/Etgar We challenge every child, cultivate independent and critical thinking skills, and inspire tomorrow's leaders with our innovative, integrated and rigorous curriculum.
Community/Kehila We promote inclusiveness, celebrate spirituality, and honor our shared heritage and love for Israel.
Jewish Identity/Zehut We build a solid Jewish identity through Torah study, mitzvot, and acts of chesed while upholding a culture of pluralism and acceptance.
Respect/Kavod We teach and model respect for individuals, for our school and for the world.
Vision - JDS strives to ensure that the students participate in activities and programs that give them the opportunity to act as and become:
Compassionate and Upstanding Members of the Jewish Community
Grounded in study of Torah, Tefillah and Hebrew
Guided by an awareness of God and a love of Jewish traditions and cultural values
Empowered to create a unique Jewish self
Dynamic and Reflective Learners
Inquiring, perservering, engaged and collaborative
Innovative, adaptable and self-reliant
Adept in social, cultural, creative, physical, ecological, economic and technological literacies
Inspired to take action as a result of their learning
Appreciative Citizens of our Global Community
Appreciating diversity, equality and justice
Serving locally and globally with kindness and generosity of spirit
Contributing to 'green' communities
Acting with Kavod (respect) and love towards k'lal Israel (the Jewish people) and affirming the Godly spark (bzelem eloheem) in all people