Fast Facts

CCJDS Fast Facts

Founded: 2001 with 23 students

Current Enrollment: 180 Students, Kindergarten-8th Grade

Tuition: K-5th Grade: $24,250 and 6th-8th Grade: $27,250 (2024-25 Academic Year)

Scholarships: Approximately 45% of families receive need-based financial assistance

Annual Donor Support: $550,000 from parents, grandparents, friends, and our broader community

Transportation: School bus service from Oakland and Berkeley.

Intramural Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country

Languages Taught: Hebrew all grades, Spanish 6-8th grades

Accreditations: CCJDS is a member of ISSFBA (Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area) and is fully accredited by CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools) and WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges).

High School and College Placements (partial listing)

Private high schools: Athenian, Bayhill, Bentley, Bishop O’Dowd, Branson, College Prep, De La Salle, Head Royce, Jewish Community High School, Lick-Wilmerding, Maybeck, Orinda Academy, St. Mary’s College High School

Public high schools: Acalanes, Campolindo, Miramonte, Las Lomas, Northgate, College Park, San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista, Cal High, Skyline, Berkeley High, Oakland School of the Arts, Contra Costa School of the Performing Arts, Oakland Tech

Colleges: UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, SF State, Sonoma State, American University, Amherst College, Brandeis University, Chapman University, Drexel University, Duke University, Elon University, Emory University, Grinnell College, London School of Economics, Northwestern University, New York University, Occidental College, Tufts University, Tulane University, University of Arizona, University of British Columbia, University of Idaho, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Nevada, University of Oregon, Vassar College, Wake Forest University, University of Washington, Washington University in St. Louis, Wesleyan University, Willamette University. Several CCJDS alumni have served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

What differentiates CCJDS?

  • A Community Day School – including all Jewish traditions and many interfaith and unaffiliated families
  • Amazing teachers with small, highly interactive classes
  • Connections between students across all grades
  • Renowned STEM Program and state-of-the-art Science Lab
  • A whole child approach to learning grounded in Jewish values
  • Why choose Contra Costa Jewish Day School? # 1 – We make it so your child will love coming to school!

CCJDS offers academic excellence within a nurturing and vibrant community. Our students are inspired, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. Class sizes are typically 18-22 students. We enjoy a low student-to-teacher ratio, with teaching assistants in many classes. Our talented, compassionate, and caring faculty knows each child and offers individualized curriculum to support a personalized approach for each child’s achievement and growth. CCJDS has a dedicated, involved parent group recognizing the value they bring to education and the greater school community.

At CCJDS, your child will thrive as a student and mensch, make great friends, and connect to timeless values and traditions in ways that enrich their lives today. Building on your family’s unique experience, they will develop personal life-long connections to Jewish Life, Israel, and their community.