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PK-8|Private
270 students
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School leader:  Miriam Schiller
5235 South Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615

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(773) 493-8880
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"We meet both sides of the spectrum because we treat children as individuals."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious
  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Orchestra, Creative writing, Drama...
  • World languages
    Hebrew
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28 reviews

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Recent Reviews


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Submitted by a parent · August 07, 2015
A couple of years ago I took a tour across the US of Jewish day schools with excellent academic reputations. Mainly, I visited schools along the East Coast, West Coast, a bit through other regions and overseas in Israel as well. My reason for... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2015
My children started at AKiba five years ago and I continue to be impressed with what the school has to offer. In 1st/2nd grade, the teacher (many times, even the Principal) reads with every single child every single day. In fact, every child who... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 30, 2013
Akiba was denied academic accreditation twice. There are some good teachers but the general atmosphere is one lacking in professionalism. The older grades have very small class sizes due to lack of students and there is a large percentage of... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 10, 2013
While Akiba seems to do a decent job for elementary students, the middle school is seriously lacking. The teachers are of uneven quality and there appears to be little coordination between faculty leaving the middle schoolers foundering under... more

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About this school

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School provides an excellent secular and Judaic education in Hyde Park to a diverse community of Jewish children from all over Chicagoland. Boys and girls study all aspects of our curriculum together in multi-aged classes. By focusing on the individual gifts and needs of each student, our teachers create a caring family of learners who are committed to responsible citizenship, the performance of mitzvot.

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Last modified: August 7, 2015
Last modified Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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