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Perelman Jewish Day School-Saligman Middle School

Private | 6-8 | 92 students


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Posted April 14, 2012

Like another reviewer said, there are better Jewish day schools in the Philadelphia, like Abrams Hebrew Academy. My child went to Perelman, but I switched because Abrams was that much better.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 17, 2011

there are better day school options in this area- look really hard beyond the surface with this school
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Posted November 3, 2010

dis skewl be ewfal! i lernd nutin der! dey wear vary evuhl 2 de stedants! Wee dint herv uny sendwutcs 4 lanch. :( techrz dint tel stedants uny noledg. Jewz zkwel waz nut rully juwiz. Preyr waz buring! End sewwww lung! ughhhhh.

Posted May 27, 2009

This school is a great school. The student to teacher ratio is very low which is good. Very good teachers. Bi-lingual curriculum. Teaches Jewish believes very well.
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Posted March 3, 2009

Saligman instilled in me a dedication to learning and exploration as well as a commitment to continue questioning my teachers, my peers, and myself. As a member of the first graduating class, I learned that I have a voice that is worth listening to and I am a person worth communicating with. For those three years, I am eternally grateful.
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Posted January 15, 2008

I am a student at Saligman Middle School and I have been going to Perelman Jewish Day School since I was in kindergarden. It is a great school that teaches not only about Jeiwsh life, prayers, laws, and other things, but it also teaches the required general studies classes. I have an excellent math class. The teachers know full well how to teach a class, and when somebody gets out of line, they get written up.
—Submitted by a student

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Ethnicity This school State average
White 100% 71%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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7613 Old York Road
Cheltenham, PA 19027
Phone: (215) 635-3303


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