A JK-12 pluralistic school that engages students in an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education.

Choosing CESJDS

We know that choosing where to go to school is a big decision. We created this page to help you get a clearer sense of how CESJDS uses core values and a clear mission to deliver an exemplary and inspiring education to every student.

Immerse yourself in all things CESJDS, and learn all the ways your family will thrive here. As there will be more events to come, please check back here for updates.



Engage With Us

Spring Open Houses
Sunday, May 17th from 10:00AM-12:00PM
For parents of students of all ages
RSVP Here, this event will take place via Zoom.

CESJDS Beyond the Classroom Virtual Experience Opportunities

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Next Steps

After exploring the stories and videos below, we encourage you to:


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Why We Chose Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

We asked parents—why they chose CESJDS. Here’s what they had to say.


The CESJDS Experience

From day one, CESJDS students join a thriving, diverse, and caring community where each student is supported to grow into a confident, compassionate thinker who engage the world through Jewish values.

These videos and others may help you form a more complete picture of life at CESJDS.

Gabby - Kindergarten

Shia - Grade 5

Neely - Grade 7

Alex - Grade 11

Questions? Contact Us!

We hope we’ve answered some questions and inspired some more. Contact us at admission@cesjds.org.