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Seattle Jewish Community School

Inclusive K–5 Community, Blending Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Learning Excellence

Seattle Jewish Community School

Inclusive K–5 Community, Blending Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Learning Excellence

Open House Information:

You're invited to join us at an upcoming Seattle Jewish Community School (SJCS) open house! Experience the vibrant, nurturing, and inclusive environment that makes our school special. Explore our campus, meet our dedicated educators, and discover the rich educational experiences we offer. At SJCS, we celebrate Jewish traditions and modern learning, providing students with a strong foundation for a bright future. Join us for learning, community, and connection. We will be pleased to welcome you and share our remarkable school with your family. See you at the Open House!

SJCS Open House Sessions:   

  • November 13, 2023 8:30 am

  • December 8, 2023 12:30 pm 

Click here to register for an SJCS Open House

Seattle Jewish Community School (SJCS) is more than just a place of learning; it's a vibrant and welcoming community that radiates warmth and fosters a deep sense of belonging. At SJCS, we celebrate the diversity of our community and embrace its multitude of identities. Our commitment to an inclusive environment ensures that every individual finds their place within our close-knit family.

In a world that is ever-changing and full of challenges, SJCS takes a child-centered approach to education, nurturing not only academic growth but also the development of essential life skills. We understand that excellence is not solely about achieving high grades; it's about fostering a sense of confidence, creativity, and critical thinking in our students. Through collaborative and innovative teaching methods, we provide formative learning opportunities that lay a strong foundation for their future.

Our educational philosophy draws from the deep well of Jewish intellectual heritage while remaining firmly grounded in the contemporary world. This unique blend allows us to elevate the educational experience, providing our students with a well-rounded perspective that extends beyond the classroom. We encourage them to question, to explore layers of meaning, and to approach challenges with a sense of intellectual curiosity that is rooted in their Jewish values.

One of the cornerstones of SJCS is the promotion of healthy debate and civil disagreement. We champion the dignity of difference and recognize that diverse perspectives enrich our understanding of the world and help us grow as individuals. In an atmosphere of nonjudgmental respect, students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas, fostering a love for thoughtful discussion and the pursuit of wisdom.

We believe that a strong sense of safety and belonging is essential for personal growth. Our commitment to social-emotional learning ensures that every student has the tools to navigate the complexities of the modern world with confidence and resilience.

We understand the importance of nurturing a sense of self and a deep connection to one's identity. Through diverse exploration of what it means to be Jewish through dialogue and exploration, students learn not only about their own heritage but also gain a broader understanding of the diverse world around them. This fosters a sense of social justice and a commitment to making a positive difference in the community and beyond.

Our graduates emerge as intellectually driven individuals, along with academically accomplished, and with a deep sense of purpose. They carry with them the mission-aligned values of SJCS, influencing the world for the better through their actions and their commitment to sustainability and progress.

SJCS is a place where students are welcomed into a loving and supportive community that values diversity, fosters a sense of belonging, and prepares them to thrive in an ever-changing world. Through a child-centered approach, an inclusive and communal atmosphere, and a commitment to nurturing their identities, we empower our students to be thoughtful, kind, and impactful individuals. At SJCS, we celebrate not only the joy of learning but also the joy of being part of a community that values kindness, understanding, and love.



Business Details


Seattle Jewish Community School

7217 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
United States

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