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  Return to the School List Last updated: 7/11/07   

Columbia Jewish Day School
5827 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29206

Phone: (803) 782-1831
Fax: (803) 738-1585 and follow the link to the day school


Yeshiva Type: Mainstream
Gender: Coed
Levels: Pre_School; Elementary;
Clientele: Community School
Language of Instruction: English
Total Number of Students: 90
Size of Enrollment: Medium (25-99)
Parallel Classes: None
Dorm: No
Sports: Outdoor Sports Only
Extra Curricular: The school has a science and chess club. They also have school productions.
At-Risk: No
School Appearance: Appears Clean
School Description:
They strive to provide an education based on academic rigor with an emphasis on inquiry, active nurturing to discover each child’s full potential, the ideal of performing acts of kindness and working on root issues of injustice, and a focus on Jewish life skills. They are accredited by the National Association of Education for Young Children.
This is a community day school with grades K-5. Most of their students are from conservative families, though they do have some children from reform and orthodox homes. It is run by orthodox rabbis and while they do not teach anything that contradicts orthodoxy, their goal is to be where the community is and they teach according to that.
They do not have a uniform, but students are expected to dress modestly and abide by some dress code rules, such as no 'short shorts' or immodest tank tops.
They are handicap accessible with a ramp.

School Policy

Computer Classes: Lab
TV: Acceptable
VCR: Acceptable
Level of Tolerance: Medium


Menahel(es): Rabbi Meir Muller
Number of Staff: 22
Full Tuition: $5,000.00
Scholarship Policy: Flexible
Notes: Scholarships are available.

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