JDS graduates go on to attend public schools and Pacific Northwest independent schools including Lakeside, Bush, Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, University Prep, Overlake, The Northwest School and NW Yeshiva High School. They are accepted into prestigious universities in the US and around the world including Columbia, Yale, Harvard, Brandeis, Tufts, Cornell, Stanford, Boston University, The University of Birmingham (UK), Yeshivat Shvilei Hatorah (Israel), Yeshiva Dauch Ha Talmud (Israel) and the University of Haifa (Israel). JDS alumni are active members of their communities volunteering, working as camp counselors, serving on boards, and mentoring young people. They are working to make the world a better place.
What they say about JDS
"JDS taught me about responsibility and discipline, time management, motivation and ambition."
– Sarah Wayne ('98), Tufts University Graduate
"JDS instilled my passion for Jewish education and community involvement and I am forever grateful."
– Benjamin Levy ('96), Completing Masters Degree in Jewish Education in Israel
"The biggest impact that JDS had on me was that it gave me the perspective of being different from the average kid. It helped me realize the rich background my family has and the live culture the American Jew lives in. Also, it gave me a connection to Israel."
– Jesse Reynolds ('96), GIS Specialist/Biology Field Technician