Program Overview

The N-8 learning environment at Rodeph Sholom School allows students time and space to retain the wonder of childhood while simultaneously offering leadership opportunities and experiences that other structures preclude.  As students progress through the grades, Rodeph Sholom offers appropriate challenges along the developmental continuum.  

Rodeph Sholom School has three divisions:
Early Childhood Division: Twos, Threes, Pre-K, and Kindergarten 
Elementary Division: 1st through 4th Grade
Middle School Division: 5th through 8th Grade

Learn more about these programs below

Early Childhood: Twos, Threes, Pre-K, and Kindergarten

Twos Program

In the Twos, students learn how to move through a school day, how to develop positive and satisfying relationships with others, and how to function within a group. They are also exposed to a wide range of learning materials and have chances to explore and make sense of the world around them.

Birthday Eligibility - 9/1/17 - 8/31/18
Born before 8/31/18? Look at our Early Learning Programs!

Twos Program Options:
  • 2 Days/week (Tu,Th)
  • 3 Days/week (M,W,Fr)
  • 5 Days/week (Mon-Fri)
  • Ask our team what’s best for you!
Twos Program Hours:
  • 8:30 - 11:30 am (For all Twos programs)
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Threes Program

In the Threes, students learn how to move through a school day, how to develop positive and satisfying relationships with others, and how to function within a group. They are also exposed to a wide range of learning materials and have chances to explore and make sense of the world around them.

Birthday Eligibility - 9/1/16 - 8/31/17

Threes Program Options:
  • Half Day
  • Extended Day
Threes Program Hours:
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm (Half Day)
  • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm (Extended Day)
  • Early room available 8:00 - 8:30 am
  • After School hours until 3:00 pm
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Pre-K Program

The structure of the Pre-Kindergarten day offers students gentle guidance in developing their relationships with others. Students initiate social play through learning and work centers where they select what and with whom they will play. Students are given opportunities to develop their skills in literacy, math, and critical thinking in ways that develop naturally out of their everyday experiences.

Birthday Eligibility - 9/1/15 - 8/31/16

Pre-K Program Hours:
  • 8:30am - 2:50 pm (M-Th), 8:30 am - 2:20 pm (F)
  • Early room available 8:00 - 8:30 am
  • After School available until 4:15 pm (3:45 pm on Friday)
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Kindergarten Program

In Kindergarten, students are actively developing their skills in reading, writing, mathematical thinking, making sense of the larger world as they move through their day. Students also meet with specialists regularly to learn more in depth about music, art, literature, Hebrew, and physical education.

Birthday Eligibility - 9/1/14 - 8/31/15

Kindergarten Hours:
  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (M-Th), 8:00 am - 2:20 pm (Friday)
  • After School available until 4:15 pm (3:45 pm on Friday)
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Elementary Division: 1st - 4th Grade

Through inquiry and exploration, students engage in a learning process they care about, posing questions of interest to them and contributing their voices to a joyous atmosphere. In our elementary classrooms, students are motivated to work with persistence, determination, and a passion for learning, which only serves to build their confidence, competence, and self-esteem.

Elementary Division Program Hours:

1st Grade and 2nd Grade
  • 8:00 am - 3:15 pm (Mon - Thu)
  • 8:00 am - 2:40 pm (Friday)
3rd Grade and 4th Grade
  • 8:00 am - 3:25 pm (Mon - Thu)
  • 8:00 am - 2:50 pm (Friday)
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Click the links below to view each grade's curriculum:

Middle School Division: 5th - 8th Grade

Through a developmentally thoughtful program, RSS supports each child’s cognitive and social emotional growth. In our challenging and stimulating curriculum, students think critically, engage with each other and the world around them, while holding themselves to high standards. Students are given space to explore, make choices, develop self-advocacy, and be independent, in a structured and safe environment.

Middle School Division Hours:
  • 8:00 am - 3:20 pm (M-Th), 8:00am - 2:40 pm (Fridays)
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Click the links below to view each grade's curriculum: