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Shaloh House Jewish Day School

Private | PK-6

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Posted March 2, 2014

This school is yet another example of a poorly run Yeshiva. They claim they are academically advanced and provide a rigorous curriculum but what they are really doing is teaching children to memorize and regurgitate math facts. The Rosh Yeshiva is rude, disrespectful, and inconsiderate. If you don't speak Russian don't bother contacting them, they won't want anything to do with you. This school is does not conform at all to usual welcoming and heimish environments one usually finds at Chabad organizations.
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Posted August 18, 2010

Shaloh House is unique for the incredibly high level of academic excellence combined with the relaxed joy of learning students feel. The teachers are supportive, kind and nurturing. The administration is always responsive. Small class sizes mean individual attention on a level that is unparalleled. I am so grateful that a friend encouraged us to take a look at Shaloh House. It is a tremendously positive learning and growing opportunity for our child.
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Posted July 19, 2010

Best kept secret in town, this school has everything a parent would ask for, small classrooms, dedicated attention to each child, positive attitude, variety of skills and knowledge, advanced level in teaching, variety of extracurricular activities (music, sports), hot breakfast/lunch served on premises and best of all highly talented and inspiring staff, leaders and teachers. My kids love going to school, I never heard them say the contrary in several years. Very Highly Recommend! MD
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Posted July 15, 2010

Every parent wonders if what they are doing for their child is right. Every year that my children attend Shaloh house, I know that it is right. Every year they advance academically, artistically, musically and physically. The school's staff is amazing!
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Posted July 14, 2010

Great school, very dedicated staff and high academic standards. School also has a nice summer camp.
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Posted February 2, 2010

Very good school. I have my children in both pre-school and elementary school, and we all extremely happy.
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Posted March 13, 2006

Great school. High academic standards for both religious and secular education. frienldy atmosphere. no religious pressure on parents. children are well loved and cared for.
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Posted November 15, 2004

My daughter has been going to Shaloh House for several years and she is very happy there. Shaloh House is a growing Jewish Day school which is unique in that it combines quality Torah and secular education with arts and physical activity. Every week, my daughter has gymnastics, karate, art and music. Other extra curricular activities include chess and Russian. The staff creates a warm and enthusiastic learning environment.
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  • Painting
  • Choir / Chorus

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  • Hebrew
  • Russian
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  • Russian
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:15 am
School end time
  • 4:05pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Merlyn Carey
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
  • Jewish
Fax number
  • (617) 787-4693


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Foreign languages taught
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  • Russian


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  • Russian
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  • Karate
Girls sports
  • Karate

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  • Painting
  • Choir / Chorus
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29 Chestnut Hill Ave
Brighton, MA 02135
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