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Academics

 
 
OUR INTEGRATED CURRICULUM
 

Mandel JDS’s integrated curriculum weaves Judaic and general studies together for a deeper, fuller educational experience, as students learn about concepts or times in history through a variety of academic disciplines. READ MORE

 

INTEGRATED PROJECT BASED LEARNING (IPBL)

Integrated Project Based Learning (IPBL) is a dynamic approach to education that allows students to discover content, engage in higher-level thinking, make personal connections and reflect on what they have learned. READ MORE

 

JUDAICS

Mandel JDS is committed to Jewish pluralism. We affirm multiple forms of Jewish identity, striving to engage each student at his or her Jewish starting point. Building a Jewish identity is a lifelong process that begins and develops at home, is reinforced at school, and continues to mature over the course of a lifetime. READ MORE

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD

The Early Childhood program is committed to a meaningful first school experience that encourages growth in emotional, social, physical and cognitive areas for each child. READ MORE

 

THE LOWER SCHOOL

The Lower School at Mandel JDS combines rich Jewish values with a strong foundation in reading, language arts, social studies, math, science, Hebrew and Judaics. Our unique teaching approach integrates these subjects into a connected whole illustrating how subjects are related. READ MORE

 

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL

The Mandel JDS Middle school combines rich Jewish values with challenging and stimulating academic rigor, building upon earlier grades. Practice in critical and creative thinking as well as fostering social emotional growth, builds strong, lifelong learners. READ MORE

 

LEARNING ENHANCEMENT 

The Learning Enhancement team supports the dynamic instruction that each teacher provides in the classroom in a manner that is appropriate for the student as an individual. We elevate and enhance the already rich learning environment that exists at Mandel JDS, by individualizing the way we teach. READ MORE

 

CO-CURRICULARS

General Studies (Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science) and Judaics (Hebrew, Tanach) curricula are rounded out by co-curricular courses in subjects that enhance students’ physical health, practical skills, and creativity. Co-curriculuars include: Physical Education, Technology, Fine Art, Music & Band, Library and Health.