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Sunnyvale, CA
Students enrolled: 224

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1030 Astoria Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94087

(408) 738-3060
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November 24, 2012
SPHDS' new head is making some impressive changes. Singapore math-amazing. Hebrew curriculum remains strong. It also feels like the school is becoming more diverse, especially in the pre-school. For us, a bilingual program was huge, and sphds did better than any other program we looked at. Good so far!

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2012
SPHDS is wonderful place for a child to learn and grow. Children are encouraged to ask questions and to take an active role in their learning. General Studies teachers provide hands-on and meaningful lessons, children learn to read, write and speak Hebrew and learn a deeper understanding of Judaic beliefs and values. I highly recommend giving your child the gift of becoming a life-long learner at SPHDS.

- submitted by a teacher

February 06, 2012
Wonderful caring school environment where each child in encouraged to reach their potential. Teachers and administrators genuinely care about the children and their intellectual, social, and personal growth. Strong general studies, Judaic studies, and Hebrew education. New Head of School has brought new energy to the school community. Our children have thrived at SPHDS for over six years from preschool to lower school, and we look forward to middle school in upcoming years.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2011
Overall, the school barely meets the mark. Supervision is very weak, especially on the playground, and the academics could be stronger. That's because the school focuses -- I believe too much -- on Hebrew and Judaic studies. In addition, the teachers are not clued up on diagnosing learning disabilities, such as dyslexsia.

- submitted by a parent

April 20, 2011
Amazing school! Learned here from Preschool until 8th grade.The teachers and staff are excellent. The overall atmosphere is amazing, in the classroom, during breaks. The student-teacher relationship is amazing, I remember loving all my teachers.

- submitted by a community member

January 29, 2011
The staff have a great connection with children, and really understand their developmental needs. It's been a great place to have our children discover the special talents that they possess.

- submitted by a community member
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April 26, 2010
Excellent preschool program. Caring teachers and wonderful supportive staff. Highly recommend the Pre-K extra curricular activities.

- submitted by a parent

March 16, 2007
My daughter is currently at Preschool at SPHDS and we love it. But most importantly she loves it. Great teachers, great education and wonderful kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 06, 2005
I am a preschool parent and have been very happy with SPHDS. I am concerned that in the upper grades it becomes more religious than I am comfortable with, but it provides a thorough exposure to Jewish religion and culture in preschool along with all the other things preschool should have like good toys and fun activities. There are many Israeli families and a lot of exposure to Hebrew via songs and prayers in the classroom.

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2005
If your child does not the conforming type, don't even give this school a second thought. They are only interested in educating drones, not real children with minds of their own.

- submitted by a parent

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South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
1030 Astoria Drive, Sunnyvale, CA  94087
(408) 738-3060
Last modified South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top