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A glance at BYDS

Beth Yeshurun Day School combines Jewish tradition with innovation to create an extraordinary dual program. Families join our school to be a part of a welcoming, nurturing community and families stay for the individualized instruction through small classes. Our administration’s open-door policy offers parents the support they need when they need it.

Faculty

22 Elementary School teachers

32 Early Childhood teachers

Reading Specialist

Occupational Therapy Specialist

Average years of experience 10 years

60% of advanced degrees

Where are our Alumni?

In the past five years, BYDS graduates were selected to attend the following secondary schools:
  • Emery Weiner
  • Trafton
  • Pin Oak
  • Other Private
  • Other/Public

BYDS Fun Facts

We offer small classroom sizes, excellent teachers who receive hours of professional development, student leadership opportunities, a warm and nurturing environment, strong foundation of Jewish values, a comfortable and safe place to build confidence and character, and friendships and memories for life.

Fact Answer
Name Beth Yeshurun
Founded 1949 by Rabbi William Malev
Current Head of School Dan Ahlstrom, Ed.D.
Students 310 from 17 nations
Faculty 40 Full-time, 40 Part-time
Alumni 2,100 since 1956
Specialty Programs Art, Music, Hebrew, Spanish, PE, Library
NAEYC Accredited At least one teacher in the classroom has a CDA or Bachelors+ degree
Our Graduates 95% of our graduates attend their top choice secondary school
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Beth Yeshurun not only provided me with an excellent early education, but I was also exposed to teachers who taught...
2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00
Beth Yeshurun not only provided me with an excellent early education, but I was also exposed to teachers who taught and reinforced fundamental Jewish values...
Throughout my education at BYDS, I was surrounded by a warm and nurturing environment that fostered a love of learning...
2018-07-03T03:12:44+00:00
Throughout my education at BYDS, I was surrounded by a warm and nurturing environment that fostered a love of learning in a wide variety of Jewish and secular areas.
My favorite subject is Judaic Studies. Look – I’ve got friends at every school around this area, but the way...
2018-07-03T03:17:50+00:00
My favorite subject is Judaic Studies. Look – I’ve got friends at every school around this area, but the way we do Judaics makes Beth Yeshurun perfect for me.
The teachers I’ve had have all made learning fun…They simplify the more complicated concepts and make them easier to understand.
2018-07-03T03:19:20+00:00
The teachers I’ve had have all made learning fun…They simplify the more complicated concepts and make them easier to understand.
BYDS more than educated me, it helped shape my character. Jewish day school’s influence reaches far beyond the years we...
2018-07-03T03:20:29+00:00
BYDS more than educated me, it helped shape my character. Jewish day school’s influence reaches far beyond the years we spend at school.