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PK-8|Private
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Our 2 kids are thriving in the SPHDS in the last 3 years and this school is everything we could wish for them. The SPHDS level of education is outstanding, the warm community and the Jewish diversity create a special environment for raising your kids. Highly recommended!



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I am a parent of three SPHDS alumni who attended the school from Gan through middle school. They have since moved on and are all successful young adults who follow their passions with confidence and resiliency. During my children’s formative years at SPHDS, the school instilled within them a profound love of Israel and a connection to Judaism that is integrated into their beings. The proven pedagogical approach at SPHDS prepared them academically. But far beyond strong academics, SPHDS developed three mensches that are Jewish leaders amongst their peers in high school, the IDF and in college.




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This is our first year with SPHDS. Our son is currently in Kindergarten and we are thoroughly impressed. The school is a very warm place and the administration is friendly and kind and always willing to help! We are very happy here and look forward to sending all of our children for many years to come! - A Kindergarten Mom



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We love this school - it is our home away from home. The teachers are warm and caring, going out of their way to ensure that the children get individualized attention. The program is outstanding, not only for its academic content, but also for the social-emotional development of the child. Whether its science or history, math or music, Hebrew or Jewish studies, our children are challenged to think for themselves, and to do their best. They've really blossomed as they've gone through the school, starting as toddlers and now approaching middle school. They've made very special friendships over the years and so have we. It's more than a school - it's a community!



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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!




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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.



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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.



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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.




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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.



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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.

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