Admissions Contact: Julie Ziessman – Admissions and Outreach Director
Phone: (952) 381-3566
HMJDS is an independent, K-8 learning community that inspires students to realize the height of their potential and empowers them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.
We offer engaging academic and creative arts coursework masterfully integrated with Hebrew and Judaic Studies in our Lower School (K-4) and Upper School (5-8). Academic achievement, growing self-confidence, and pride in Jewish identity are hallmarks of an HMJDS education. Graduates are well prepared for their next educational steps and are able to articulate their knowledge and opinions effectively. They are ready to take on the world, equipped with critical-thinking skills, self-knowledge and global-mindedness.
Grades Served: K-8
Single-Sex or Co-ed: Co-ed
Day Enrollment: 230
Setting (Urban/Suburban): Suburban
Religious Affiliation: Jewish
Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Average Class Size: 13
Accrediting Body: Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Special Programs/Features: Interdisciplinary curriculum with individualized enrichment and reinforcement; Low student-teacher ratios in every grade; Special focus on public speaking and leadership; Early introduction of research methods and analysis; Comprehensive art, music, and physical education curricula; Intensive second-language learning beginning in Kindergarten; Hands-on community service.
Summer Programs: No
Application Deadline: Rolling
Required Testing: DIAL-4 (for Kindergarten assessment)
Tuition: $15,430-$15,820 (depending on grade level) - $3,600 Tuition Grant for all New Students entering any grade
Financial Aid Program: Yes
% of Student Body on Financial Aid: 37.4%