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PK-8|Private
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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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42 reviews

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Overall:
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

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a teacher · August 05, 2015
My favorite part of the school is its Buddy Program. I regularly watch 8th graders care for their 1st 2nd grade Buddies during morning breakfast or during Color War, and many other times, and it's a pleasure to see a school develop leadership and... 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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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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Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
5235 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL  60615
(773) 493-8880
Last modified Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top