Admissions
At Rodeph Sholom School, we seek to honor the wonders of childhood, while providing a challenging, dynamic program rooted in Jewish traditions and values.

We aim to instill passion and a love of learning in our students; to teach them to be responsible and caring citizens; to help them develop confidence in their abilities and their intelligence; and to give them the tools to be informed about the world and intentional in their approach to it, realizing their words and actions have power to make a difference.

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Rodeph Sholom School! The admissions team is here to help you through the process and we look forward to meeting you and your family. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
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Deadlines

1. Attend an Open House or a Tour

All families are required to attend an open house or tour as a part of the application process. For the safety of our community, no parents are allowed in the school buildings, but this fall we will offer virtual tours and open houses that will give you a fantastic chance to meet our team and get to know the school. And please always feel free to call us at 646-438-8600 or email admissions@rssnyc.org to learn more about the school, particularly if our Open House dates/ times do not work for your schedules.

2. Complete Your Application

To begin the process at any time, please click here.

3. Parent Interview

After you have submitted your application, our admissions office will contact you to schedule a 30 minute parent interview with a member of the admissions team.

4. Child Meeting

After you have submitted your application, our admissions office will contact you to schedule a child visit.

TWOS, THREES, PRE-K
Child meetings will be conducted through Zoom allowing students to interact with some of our teachers and administrators in a fun and engaging way.

KINDERGARTEN
We are participating in the T&E virtual assessment, but would also like the opportunity to get to know children applying to Kindergarten beyond this assessment. We will be in touch once your application has been submitted about the best way to engage with your child.

ELEMENTARY - 1ST GRADE- 4TH GRADE
Children will have a chance to visit a classroom remotely in their current grade and have a chance to meet with members of the faculty and administration.

MIDDLE SCHOOL - 5TH GRADE - 8TH GRADE
Children will have a chance to visit a classroom remotely in their current grade and have a chance to meet with members of the faculty and administration.

Service Learning

From working closely with a local food pantry, to studying Central Park, to staging a march in the tradition of the Civil Rights movement, to visiting Israel and getting a firsthand view of the challenges of peace in the Middle East, students have their educations cemented with countless “real-world” experiences.

Open House

Please join Rodeph Sholom School for an informational Virtual Open House. You will have the opportunity to interact with school administrators, teachers, and parents as they share their personal experiences about the strength of our community.
Twos and Threes We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Tuesday, January 12th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
Pre-K and Kindergarten We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Wednesday, January 6th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
1st–8th Grade We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We anticipate these dates to fill up fast and will add more dates once they do.

Friday, December 11th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
Twos and Threes We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Tuesday, January 12th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
Pre-K and Kindergarten We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Wednesday, January 6th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
1st–8th Grade We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We anticipate these dates to fill up fast and will add more dates once they do.

Friday, December 11th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
Twos and Threes We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Tuesday, January 12th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
Pre-K and Kindergarten We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We've added another Open House to meet the needs of families that applied later:

Wednesday, January 6th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up
1st–8th Grade We are excited to welcome you virtually to our school. We anticipate these dates to fill up fast and will add more dates once they do.

Friday, December 11th
10:00am–11:00am Sign up

Meet the Staff

Please join Rodeph Sholom School for an informational Virtual Open House. You will have the opportunity to interact with school administrators, teachers, and parents as they share their personal experiences about the strength of our community.

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Connect With Our Community

Interact with Rodeph Sholom alumni and current parents to learn about their experience at our school. Ask them questions and learn what makes Rodeph Sholom School unique.

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Tuition

Tuition at Rodeph Sholom School covers the cost of materials, fees, and insurance, as well as lunch for students in 1st through 8th Grades. All families entering Rodeph Sholom School also become members of Congregation Rodeph Sholom. Membership dues include High Holiday seats and participation in all congregational events and programs.
Rates
Tuition Assistance

2020–21 Tuition

$16,850
$21,215
$26,210
$28,185
$31,930
$45,030
$51,270
$54,080
$55,330
Twos - 2 Day
Twos - 3 Day
Twos - 5 Day
Threes - Half Day
Threes - Extended Day
Pre-K
Kindergarten
1st-4th Grades
5th-8th Grades

All tuition prices include materials, fees, and insurance 1st-8th Grade tuition also includes lunch

Tuition Assistance

Rodeph Sholom School is committed to helping families afford a Reform Jewish Day School education for their children and is committed to building a diverse geographic and socioeconomic student body. We are proud of our strong Tuition Assistance program that awards support based upon the level of need and availability of funds. All families interested in the special qualities and character of education offered at the school are encouraged to apply. Learn More