Jewish Day Schools



Jewish Primary Day School
of The Nation’s Capital
6045 16th St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20011
202-291-JPDS (5737)
Fax: 202-291-9750
Head of School: Naomi Reem
Grades: Pre-K-6
JPDS-NC, the only Jewish day school in the nation’s capital, is a pluralistic Jewish day school serving over 300 students through sixth grade. JPDS-NC fosters a love of learning, a connection to Jewish life, a sense of community, and a solid moral foundation.
Denomination: Unaffiliated


Alpert Family Aleph Bet
Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21403
Fax: 410-263-8889
Grades: K-5
Director: Nan Jarashow
Denomination: Pluralistic

Charles E. Smith
Jewish Day School
Lower School Campus:
1901 E. Jefferson St.
Rockville, MD 20852
Administration: 301-881-1400
Fax: 301-984-7834
Principal, Lower School: Joan Brauner
Upper School Campus:
11710 Hunters Ln.
Rockville, MD 20852
Fax: 301-230-1986
Grades: K-12
Head of School: Rabbi Mitchel Malkus
Assistant Head of School/Chief Financial and Operating Officer:
Susan Brinn Siegel
Upper School: Roz Landy, Dean of Students
Bob Snee, Assistant Principal and Director of Studies

The Leo Bernstein Jewish Academy Of Fine Arts
1401 Arcola Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Fax: 301-649-1274
Judaic Director: Henia Gruner
Administrator: Oshrat Korkos
Kindergarten, first grade, second grade and adding an additional grade each year. Hebrew immersion and music instruction incorporated in the curriculum.

Melvin J. Berman
Hebrew Academy
Harry A. Epstein Campus
13300 Arctic Ave.
Rockville, MD 20853
[email protected]
Grades: preschool-12
Headmaster: Dr. Joshua Levisohn
Director Preschool: Rebecca Gautieri
Principal, Lower School: Susan Koss
Principal, Middle School: Rabbi Moshe Shields
Principal, Upper School: Rabbi Avi Levitt
Director of Admissions: Sharon Butler
Denomination: Modern Orthodox

13300 Arctic Ave.
Rockville, MD 20853
301-962-9400, ext. 5523
[email protected]
Jewish high school specializing in students needing life skills and vocational instruction, started classes in September 2011 with its first 9th grade class. In September 2013, the high school continues to grow with its first 11th grade class and an expanded 9th grade class. She’arim is located inside the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy with numerous opportunities for student interaction and Jewish community participation throughout the school year. Meets MSDE academic requirements for a non-public independent school and is a division of Sulam, Inc. Additional grade levels to be added in successive school years.

13300 Arctic Ave.
Rockville, MD 20853
301-962-9400, ext. 5523
[email protected]
Inclusive programs for Jewish students with diverse learning needs, grades K-12. Sulam provides individualized educational and therapeutic support within an inclusive Jewish day school environment. Students are mainstreamed beside their peers, encouraging a strong Jewish identity. Sulam’s services are provided in collaboration with Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy and The Torah School of Greater Washington, maximizing the opportunities for inclusion.

Torah School
of Greater Washington
2010 Linden Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Fax: 301-962-9755
Grades: K-6
Headmaster: Rabbi Yitzchak Charner
Denomination: Orthodox

Yeshiva of Greater Washington
Headmaster: Rabbi Yitzchok Merkin
Girls’ Division/Business Office:
2010 Linden Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Principal: Rabbi Zev Katz
Boys’ Division:
1216 Arcola Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Principal: Rabbi Dovid Katzenstein
Yeshiva Gedolah/ Kollel Zichron Amram
1216 Arcola Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Rosh Yeshiva: Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky
Denomination: Orthodox


Gesher Jewish Day School
of Northern Virginia
4800 Mattie Moore Ct.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fax: 703-978-2668
Head of School:
Dr. Zvi Schoenburg
Grades: K-8
Denomination: Community

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