Our Program

 
The school year is comprised of 3 trimesters (Fall, Winter and Spring) for all grades.  Each trimester is comprised of 10 weeks.

(For a more detailed description of the program, click here.)


Grade Level Information
Our religious school program is divided into core age groups, with curricula and hours of instruction appropriate to each:
Gan Katan (Pre-Kindergarten)
Gan, Alef, and Bet (Grades K-2)
Gimmel – Vav (Grades 3-6)
Zayin (Grade 7)
Tichon – High School (Grades 8-12)
 
 
Gan Katan
Age:             Pre-K, 4-5 years old
Days:          One Sunday a month (Typically the 2nd Sunday)
Hours:        9:00 a.m. to Noon


Gan, Alef and Bet
Age:            Grades K-2
Days:          Sunday
Hours:        9:00 a.m to Noon
Optional Mechina: Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Optional:  A Shabbat class (for Gan, Alef and Bet students) is offered ONLY in the Winter trimester, and may be taken in place of Sunday Religious School.
 
 
Gimmel and Vav
Age:            Grades 3-6
Days:          Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Shabbat
Hours:        Sunday          9:00 a.m. to Noon
                    Tuesday         4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
                    Wednesday   4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
                    Shabbat         9:45 a.m. to Noon
Students are expected to attend 2 days a week that can change each trimester, and must also choose Shabbat for one trimester.


Zayin
Age:            Grade 7 (Pre-B’nai Mitzvah)
Days:          Sunday, Wednesday, Shabbat
Hours:        Sunday          9:00 a.m. to Noon
                    Wednesday   6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
                    Shabbat         9:45 a.m. to Noon
Zayin students are expected to attend Shabbat morning Torah class and the Main Service a minimum of 12 times per year.
 
 
Tichon -- High School
Age:           Grades 8-12
Days:         Wednesday
Hours:       6:00 to 8:00 p.m.