How to Apply

Applying to Denver Jewish Day School

 

Applications for admission to Denver Jewish Day School are accepted beginning in September for the following academic year and are due on February 10. If the application deadline has passed, please contact the Admission Office at (720) 449-9550 to discuss a late application. To help guide you, we have outlined the steps of the application process so you are better prepared for what to expect. The process differs slightly by division.

 

Lower Division (K-5) Application Process

 

STEP 1: Inquire

Complete the Online Inquiry Form, which helps us to be more responsive to your interests and questions. If you are ready to apply, then you do not need to complete this form.

 

STEP 2: Visit the School

Visiting Denver Jewish Day School is the best way to feel the vibrancy of school life and experience the warmth of our school community. View the full tour schedule and admission calendar for opportunities to visit the school. In the event that none of these times are possible, we will work with you to find a convenient time. Call or email Director of Admission Shayna Friedman at (720) 449-9550 or sfriedman@denverjds.org for more information.

 

STEP 3: Apply

All applicants must complete the online application. The application due date is February 15. Complete the online application. PLEASE NOTE: Children must be five year of age by October 1, 2017 to be eligible to apply to kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.

 

STEP 4: Schedule a Student Visit

All kindergarten applicants are expected to join Future Tiger Week, a group visit scheduled for late February. A member of the admission team will contact you to schedule this visit, and may request a private screening and/or follow-up on an individual basis.

 

For all other students, please contact the Admissions Office to set up a visit for your child. Prospective students will have the opportunity to sit in on classes, enjoy lunch with other students, meet with a teacher, and shadow a host student from their current grade.

 

STEP 5: Apply for Tuition Assistance (if applicable)

View details about our Financial Aid Program and download the necessary forms. For all current and prospective families, the form and supporting documentation must be submitted by February 15, 2017.

 

STEP 6: Decision Notification

The School will notify applicants of its admissions by early March in accordance with the notification schedule set by the Associate of Colorado Independent School (ACIS). Families that complete an application for tuition assistance by the February deadline will be notified of their award within two weeks of admission decision notification.

 

Upper Division (Grades 6-12) Applications

 

STEP 1: Inquire

Complete the Online Inquiry Form, which helps us to be more responsive to your interests and questions. If you are ready to apply, then you do not need to complete this form.

 

STEP 2: Visit the School

Visiting Denver Jewish Day School is the best way to feel the vibrancy of school life and experience the warmth of our school community. View the full tour schedule and admission calendar for opportunities to visit the school. In the event that none of these times are possible, we will work with you to find a convenient time. Call or email Director of Admission Shayna Friedman at (720) 449-9550 or sfriedman@denverjds.org for more information.

 

STEP 3: Apply

All applicants must complete the online application. The application due date is February 15. Complete the online application.

 

STEP 4: Schedule a Student Visit

Applicants for grades six through 12 are required to schedule a half-day visit to the Upper Division. Each applicant will have the opportunity to attend classes in the morning (beginning at 7:30 am), meet some teachers, and spend the day with a host student, meeting their friends and sharing lunch (provided by the school).

 

STEP 5: Apply for Tuition Assistance (if applicable)

View details about our tuition assistance program and download the necessary forms. For all current and prospective families, the form and supporting documentation must be submitted by February 15, 2017.

 

STEP 6: Decision Notification

The school will notify applicants of its admissions by late February in accordance with the notification schedule set by the Associate of Colorado Independent School (ACIS). Families that complete an application for tuition assistance by the February deadline will be notified of their award within two weeks of admission decision notification.