The Newman School is a community Jewish Day School for students in grades K-5. We offer a unique educational program. Our rigorous academic curriculum focuses on Jewish values, social justice, and experiential learning.
Our mission is to challenge our students’ minds, engage their imaginations, and touch their souls. We foster globally-minded citizens, and our students learn to see the world through multiple lenses.
It is our goal that each child learns to think critically, live ethically, and build community in a supportive and nurturing school environment.
We welcome students of all backgrounds regardless of religious background or affiliation.
We use an innovative, hands-on curriculum as part of a rigorous academic environment. We prioritize critical thinking skills. Students learn to analyze text, dig deeply for connection and meaning, and ask challenging questions.
Our small class sizes allow for individualized instruction that meets the needs of each student. With a small teacher-to-student ratio, our students have the opportunity for greater one-on-one attention and feedback.
We administer state standardized testing to provide benchmarks of students' academic progress. In 2021, 100% of our students met state academic standards in reading and math; the majority of our students exceeded these standards
Our classes use the STEAM educational approach to learning. This approach enhances critical thinking skills and helps students recognize the intersection of all subject areas in each topic they study and in the real world.
Students have daily Hebrew language instruction beginning in Kindergarten. Technology, the Arts, and the exploration of nature are also incorporated throughout our daily curriculum.
We teach from multiple perspectives and honor our commitment to social justice. Through our teaching, we encourage our students to have a broad worldview.
Throughout our school year, we center our instruction on different universal moral values such as:
The Newman School embeds ethical lessons and opportunities for moral development in every aspect of school life–from the classroom to the lunchroom to the playground.
The Newman School nurtures the spiritual lives of its students, recognizing that wonder, gratitude, and joy are all aspects of the human soul.
We practice these qualities as well as other habits of character that are essential for learning to live in community, such as respect, perseverance, kindness, and generosity.
Students participate in daily Torah Study
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