Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School The Lower School

The Lower School program at Mandel JDS provides Kindergarten – 5th Grade students with a strong foundation in reading, language arts, social studies, math, science, Hebrew and Judaics.

Halle Dubin, Lower School Director

The Lower School Division:

  • Encourages daily reading and writing
  • Builds a strong math foundation
  • Utilizes a hands-on science program
  • Builds computer skills with computers for each student
  • Teaches Hebrew through an Immersion-based methodology
  • Engages students with Integrated Project Based Learning
  • Provides daily T’fillah, weekly Kabbalat Shabbat, and other Jewish holiday celebrations
  • Encourages creativity and expression through music and art programs
  • Features a robust Outdoor Learning curriculum in new Outdoor Classrooms
  • Promotes individualization through book clubs and student electives