Families Awarded Grants Will Pay Tuition of Only $15K Per Year for Three Years
Jewish families with girls and non-binary/gender nonconforming children who are in second grade this year and will enter third grade in the fall of 2021 have a unique educational opportunity—the chance to send their child to Hannah Senesh Community Day School at a significant discount on tuition.
A grant has been established to create equitable gender representation for the class of 2027. Decisions about these grants will be made by the financial aid committee and will be granted based on all facts and circumstances. Families who receive the grant will only pay $15,000 per year in tuition for the next three years.
Hannah Senesh provides an incredible educational experience with supportive teachers, small classes, and a warm, welcoming community of parents. Senesh is a highly respected Jewish day school that values gender equality in all areas of religious and secular education.
As an open and inclusive Jewish day school, Hannah Senesh Community Day School is committed to building and celebrating diverse Jewish life with our students, faculty, administration, and families through their diversity across ethnicity, race, nationality, Jewish identity and practice, interfaith family composition, sexual orientation, gender identity, life experiences, socio-economic status, perspectives and worldviews.
At Senesh, regardless of how a student identifies or expresses their gender identity, whether cis, transgender, non-binary, or gender non-conforming, all students have the right to be recognized and respected by their school community. Senesh is committed to creating a culture that respects and values all students and fosters understanding of gender identity and expression within the school community.
Read more about our Transgender and Non-Binary Student Support Policy.
Read about our Student Code of Conduct, Bullying and Sexual Harassment Policy.
Read more about our larger Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Policies and Initiatives.
Read this JTA article by Senesh Head of School Nicole Nash Four-Step Approach to Increasing Diversity in Jewish Day Schools