Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

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JPDS-NC teachers and staff have donated nearly $25,000 to this year’s annual Ru’ach Campaign, with a 95% participation rate! Join them and make your gift today. Click here to watch the students give their thanks.

JPDS-NC will be expanding to include a middle school, thanks to the generous $20 million gift from the Gottesman family and Ambassador Alfred Moses in memory of Milton Gottesman.

Click here for more information about the new middle school.


Family Tefillah Service

Birthday Lunch

Chagigat HaSiddur

Hebrew Story Hour

Author's Tea

Graduation Ceremony

Our Stories

JPDS-NC selected to write Standards and Benchmarks in Rabbinics
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STEM Learning in Action at JPDS-NC Read More

JPDS-NC Selected as a Demo School for Hebrew Language Education
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Supporting and Developing Teachers through the Jewish New Teacher Project Partnership
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Fostering a Love of Israel with Hands-on Immersive Learning
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Contact Sindy Udell, Director of Admission, to RSVP for an open house or schedule a personal tour. Call Sindy today at (202) 291-JPDS x2207.

Inquire online or click here to start your application!

Kay and Robert Schattner Center   |   North Campus - 6045 16th Street, NW   |   South Campus - 4715 16th Street, NW   |   Washington, DC 20011   |   202-291-JPDS (5737)

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The Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation’s Capital is an independent, community Jewish day school that offers a dual curriculum of General and Judaic studies for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 6. The school is coeducational, and welcomes students from the entire spectrum of Jewish observance.