Parent Testimonials

Our mission is to ┬áprepare confident, collaborative, critical thinkers for the twenty-first century, and we believe we are succeeding at our mission. But don’t just take it from us – hear from some of our parents who share their thoughts:

My son has been loving this school—he seems challenged, cared for, and stimulated. Every morning he runs to get to school sooner. The teachers are wonderful and communicative, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the facilities are quite nice. We are very secular, and feel included in a welcoming Jewish community without pressure on us to be different than we are. A wonderful school that embraces diversity and makes it work!

– Julia Rivin

JCDS has provided a challenging, nurturing, and caring education for both of my children. Their teachers are creative, innovative and focus on child centered learning. I am confident that my children will graduate from JCDS with a strong sense of who they are and will be ready for the academic rigor of middle school. I believe that JCDS is creating a generation of passionate, thoughtful and forward thinking leaders for the future who care deeply for their community and the world around them.

– Alison Walter

Hear from a local teacher & mom,

I teach high school at the local test-in high school, Classical High School. Two of my best writers in my eleventh grade class attended JCDSRI. On our way to a young writers conference, these two high school kids talked about their experiences at their elementary and middle school. They spoke about their time at JCDS with such love and respect that I knew I had to explore it for my then 3 year old. Ruben is now in kindergarten and has been loved and cared for by his teachers. I am crossing my fingers that his writing skills match those of the two kids who introduced me to the school.

– Anna Kuperman