Tuition & Affordability

Mandel JDS is an affordable private school.
Our school is proud to offer the lowest tuition of any Cleveland ISACS accredited private school - the same accreditation for educational excellence awarded to Hathaway Brown, Hawken, Laurel and University School.  Walk our halls and understand the true value you get as a Mandel JDS family.  A Mandel JDS education is an investment that will last a lifetime.  

Tuition Assistance 

We are looking forward to having your child(ren) at Mandel JDS for the 2019-2020 school year.  We wish to help every family obtain a Mandel JDS education for their children by offering tuition assistance to those who qualify.  We encourage anyone who may be having difficulty meeting tuition obligations to let us help you through our confidential tuition assistance program. 

Below you will find instructions on how to apply for tuition assistance.  TADS will process your application.  As a convenience to parents, we aim to provide Tuition Assistance grants early in the re-enrollment process.  

To apply:
  • Go to
  • Log into your TADS online account
  • Click the Financial Aid Tab  
If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a TADS Customer Care Representative at 800.477.8237 (Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central Time).  If you have questions for a Mandel JDS staff person, contact Laura Simon or Janet Keane at 216.464.4055.
Jewish Communal Professional Incentive Program - 40% off Tuition
You are eligible for the Jewish Communal Professional Incentive Program if you are employed at any agency that is affiliated with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, local synagogues, or other approved Jewish community organizations. Eligibility applies to those who work 20 hours a week or more.  To apply, print the form below and ask your employer to complete it on your organization's letterhead.  Return the form to Laura Simon, Director of Admissions, so we can verify your eligibility.