- Day schools are private elementary, middle and high schools that provide children with Jewish and general education in a nurturing environment while offering a strong sense of community and Jewish identity.
- There are over 700 day schools in North America reflecting the range of Jewish experience. 70% are affiliated with Orthodox institutions, 10% with the Conservative movement, 17% have Community (transdenominational) affiliations and 3% are affiliated with the Reform movement.
- Jewish day schools offer a rigorous Judaic and general studies curriculum. Alumni gain admittance to the colleges and universities that represent the full spectrum of institutions of higher education including the most highly selective.
- Jewish day schools build strong Jewish identities and an extensive peer community that supports a positive and knowledgeable Jewish identity.
- Jewish Day schools need financial assistance to achieve and sustain educational excellence, support teacher recruitment and retention, and provide scholarships to enable all Jewish children to attend.