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Our straightforward admissions process lets prospective students and their families concentrate on things that are more important than forms. Posnack School accepts admission applications for Kindergarten through the 10th grade.

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Tuition & Fees

The David Posnack Jewish Day School offers our students a unique and challenging educational experience that combines an intensive, focused general education with an innovative, exciting Jewish curriculum.

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Financial Assistance

David Posnack Jewish Day School is committed to educating Jewish children regardless of a family’s ability to pay the full cost of tuition.

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Summer Semester

Register now for Posnack School’s 3rd Semester. For more information, please call 954-583-6100, ext. 400. To register, click here: https://goo.gl/forms/F8wePRWXexcuwXh62.

A Great Education Starts at the Posnack School

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Thank you for your interest in the David Posnack Jewish Day School. At the Posnack School, our students learn critical thinking and problem solving skills in an exciting and nurturing environment. Our students are always being challenged both intellectually and spiritually to discover their passion that will help with their academic growth and commitment to Jewish values. This is accomplished through our integrated curriculum where students are motivated to be active learners and participants in our school community. While our student body comes from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, when they come together at the Posnack School, everyone feels at home. Incoming students, whether they are beginning Kindergarten or joining us in their middle or high school years are embraced by the warmth of our teachers, administration, and fellow students. I encourage you to take the next step forward in creating an excellent education for your child by visiting our campus for a personal tour or by attending one of our upcoming open houses-it is the best way to get to know us! Please contact me at 954-583-6100 x641 or email sjackowitz@posnackschool.org.

Sincerely,

Susie Jackowitz
Director of Admissions

Application Information

Applications are accepted all year long, but we do suggest that you start the process in October for the following school year. The Posnack School requires all applicants to take an admission test administered at our school. Students applying to the Middle School or to Fischer High School will be contacted to schedule a personal interview. For more information, or to arrange a campus tour and meeting with our Director of Admissions, please fill out our contact form or call (954) 583-6100, ext. 641.

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Your Child’s Journey to Success Starts Here

At the David Posnack Jewish Day School, we want all our students’ experiences to be positive ones. Our straightforward admissions process lets prospective students and their families concentrate on things that are more important than forms. Application is separated by grade level. The admission application can be found at admissions.posnackschool.org. The Posnack School accepts applications for students in Kindergarten through 10th grade.

Application Schedule

The Posnack School accepts admission applications for Kindergarten through the 10th grade. Applications are accepted all year long, but we do suggest that you start the process in October for the following school year. The Admissions Committee meets to review each applicant’s file once we have received all required information. Parents will receive a letter of acceptance followed by an enrollment & tuition agreement. Applicants have two weeks to return the executed agreement along with their deposit.

Testing and Interviews

Posnack School requires all applicants to take an admission test administered at our school. Students applying to Middle School and Fischer High School will be contacted to schedule a personal interview. For more information, or to meet with our Director of Admissions, please fill out our contact form or call (954) 583-6100, ext. 641.

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Tuition & Fees

Posnack School–The Best Investment You’ll Ever Make

The David Posnack Jewish Day School offers our students a unique, challenging, educational experience, by combining an intensive, focused general education with an innovative, exciting Jewish curriculum. At the Posnack School we are concerned not only with our students’ academic accomplishments, but also with their social and character development. We believe that this can be achieved most successfully when parents and school staff work together in a nurturing environment in order to ensure our children’s well-being.

Application & Testing

 

All admission applications require a non-refundable administration and testing fee of $250.

 

Enrollment

 

New students: There is a $500 non-refundable/non-transferrable enrollment fee within two weeks of acceptance for new students. The non-refundable fee reserves a seat for the next school year, subject to satisfactory completion of the current year’s academic work, a student’s good standing, and family’s support of the school’s mission and philosophy.

 

Additionally, each new student is responsible for paying a one-time matriculation fee of $1,250, which is included in the tuition agreement.

 

Returning students: There is a $500 non-refundable/non-transferrable re-enrollment fee to reserve a seat for the next school year. For the 2018-2019 school year, this fee is due by January 25, 2018.

 

Learning Resource Fees

 

  • Lower School: $4,550
  • Middle School: $4,750
  • High School: $4,950

 

Posnack School Campus Fee

 

Each family is responsible for an additional annual campus fee of $1,350. This fee includes PTO membership and helps to offset security costs including but not limited to cyber structural, access control, and safeguard exterior. The fee is listed in the family’s tuition agreement.

 

Posnack School Facilities Fee

 

Each student is responsible for a $500 facility fee. This fee helps offset technological infrastructure and facility costs. The fee is listed in the family’s tuition agreement.

 

Laptop Computer (Upper School Only)

 

Posnack School requires the use of a tablet or laptop computer in the middle and high school grades. Purchase of the designated devices is the family’s responsibility. Laptops and tablets must be purchased from the school specified vendor.

 

Convenience Fee

 

There is a  2.85% convenience fee for all credit card transactions.

 

Additional Fees

 

  • Athletic uniforms
  • Drama participation
  • Student uniforms
  • Overnight and/or long-distance trips
  • 6th-12th grade books and lab fees,
  • Senior dues
  • Transportation (optional)

 

Annual Fund

 

It is expected that all families will contribute to the Annual Campaign at their level of financial ability. The Annual Campaign is the cornerstone of Posnack School’s advancement program and plays a critical role in helping Posnack School maintain its high level of academic excellence.

 

Sibling Discounts

 

Two or more children enrolled – younger siblings receive a $500.00 credit on tuition.

 

Full Prepayment

 

For the 2018-2019 school year, if payment in full is received by April 10, 2018, there is a 3% tuition discount.

2018-2019 Tuition

Kindergarten & Grade 1 $18,350
Grades 2-4 $19,900
Grades 5-7 $20,900
Grades 8 $21,400
Grades 9 $21,950
Grades 10-12 $22,700
Kulam at the Posnack School: K-8 $29,750

Tuition includes daily lunch

Payment Options

  • Payment in full by April 10, 2018 receives a 3% tuition discount
  • Two (2)equal payments due June 1, 2018 and December 3, 2018
  • Ten (10)automatic credit card payments via the FACTS Program
  • Ten (10)automatic bank payments (ACH) debit via the FACTS Program*

*Please consult the FACTS Automatic Tuition Payment Agreement for details and fees.

Financial Assistance

Request for financial assistance will be addressed on a case-by-case basis and as funds are available. All requests are kept confidential. Your financial assistance paperwork will not be processed until acceptance to the Posnack School is completed. Applications for financial assistance are available here.

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Financial Assistance–Help When You Need It

We recognize that paying for a day school education can be challenging and we want to help families meet that challenge. David Posnack Jewish Day School is committed to educating Jewish children regardless of a family’s ability to pay the full cost of tuition. The application details the required information you should gather and have available as you enter information into the financial assistance application. A processing fee of $50 will be paid directly to Posnack School. Once your application is complete, Posnack School’s Financial Assistance Committee will review the family financial information provided by you and then determine a financial assistance award. Posnack School provides financial assistance on the basis of demonstrated financial need and availability of funds without regard to race, ethnic origin, or disability. All application forms, tax information, and other related paperwork is held in the strictest confidence. We feel that the success of our financial aid program depends on the confidentiality of financial information.

How to Apply for Financial Assistance

Applications can be made using the electronic spreadsheet.

To apply, download the financial assistance spreadsheet. When prompted, select “SAVE.” This will allow you to save your information as you go. Selecting “OPEN” will not allow you to save your information. When finished, print the completed spreadsheet and return to school along with all supporting documents by the due date.

THE DEADLINE FOR CURRENT SCHOOL FAMILIES TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR IS JANUARY 25, 2018.

New families to the school are welcome to submit a financial assistance request as soon as students have been accepted and their enrollment agreement has been signed. The deadline for new families to apply for financial assistance for the 2018-2019 school year is one week from the date the student is registered.

All families will be notified after the school reviews their completed application.

Families applying for financial assistance must apply to Step Up for Students, a State of Florida scholarship program created to help families whose educational choices are limited by household income. Click here to learn more about the step up for student scholarship program’s household income qualifications.

Application Instructions

PLEASE PRINT OUT THIS PAGE FOR USEFUL INFORMATION BEFORE STARTING YOUR APPLICATION.

FAMILIES WITH STUDENTS ENROLLED IN BOTH THE POSNACK MAIN AND EAST CAMPUSES SHOULD SUBMIT ONLY ONE FA APPLICATION TO POSNACK MAIN CAMPUS.

  • Each of these pages are under separate tabs located at the bottom of each sheet. You need to click on each tab to get to a new page. Please be sure to complete all pages
  • If your on-line answers are longer than the allotted space the information will not print properly. Please be cautious to avoid this from happening. If you need additional space, please enter information on the page titled “Add. Info.”
  • Please use the mouse to move from question to question instead of the Enter or Tab keys.
  • Remember to save your work every so often to avoid losing information you have already entered (i.e. power outage, etc.)
  • Read and agree to terms and conditions of the Financial Assistance policies and procedures.
  • When you have completed the ENTIRE application, please print out the application by selecting “File”, “Print” and then “Entire Notebook.”
  • Only hard copies will be accepted. No emailed or scan documents will be accepted.
  • The completed application and ALL supporting documents must be submitted to the business office no later than January 25, 2018. (Returning families). Only completed applications are considered.
  • Financial assistance paperwork will not be accepted or processed until academic acceptance to Posnack School is completed and the Enrollment and Tuition Agreement has been signed.
  • If you have questions regarding our financial assistance program, please contact Karen Kleiman at 954-583-6100, ext. 235 or email her at kkleiman@posnackschool.org.

2018 Summer Semester

Register now for Posnack School’s 3rd Semester. For more information, please call 954-583-6100, ext. 400. To register, click this link: https://goo.gl/forms/F8wePRWXexcuwXh62.