Committed to helping our children excel in academic studies and social skills.
Thank you for your interest in BYDS. Watch to see what our Head of School shares as his top three “first impressions” to look for during your prospective family tour.
Our Kindergarten through 5th grade students perform two programs each year – a Thanksgiving play and a Spring Showcase. Enjoy a glimpse of one of our Spring Showcases.
Children learn through play-based experiences. Teachers follow curriculum standards that support language, number sense, social-emotional skills, and motor development.
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The admissions committee meets on a rolling basis and considers an applicant once the appropriate documentation, fees, and evaluation are complete.
Please enter Gate 1 off of Frankway Drive and park in the parking lot. You will need to stop at the guard booth and give the officer your name. Park in our lot and enter the school building to the left of the circle drive and check in at reception. You will need a valid driver’s license to receive a visitor’s security badge.
Yes. We invite prospective students to spend the day with us and their peers and be screened to determine his/her Day School readiness. If you have not, please fill out our inquiry form to tour our campus.
Yes. BYDS recognizes that school life includes more than classroom instruction. We seek to provide every opportunity for students to continue to develop confidence, challenge their creativity, and discover their Jewish identities. Visit the before and after school on our website.
Yes. Once we receive your application, the applicant will be scheduled for a classroom visitation day for Pre-Kindergarten and Elementary School (K-5th). The educational diagnostician will perform an assessment during the classroom visitation. Early Childhood applicants do not participate in a visitation day or evaluation but are invited to visit with their parents. Check out our How to Apply page for details.
Private education is not cheap, but it doesn’t have to break your bank account. Try to plan ahead as much as possible so that you can keep the cost within reach. A common option is a monthly payment plan. This plan allows families to spread out their tuition payments over 8-10 months. Remember we are here to help you navigate the process.
Each private school was founded by an individual or group with a clear and distinct approach to education—a mission. As a result, you can choose the school whose mission matches your child’s needs. Small class sizes, individualized attention, values, manners, and discipline are the most important factors describing differences between public and independent schools.
As a parent, you know that all children are not alike. Each child has his or her own special talents, interests, developmental patterns, and emotional needs. A school that is right for one may not be the best choice for another. When you are visiting schools, ask yourself questions such as these: