Tuition and Fees

Value Statement

We are committed to giving our students the tools they need to succeed throughout their journey at Gesher and beyond. Our integrated General and Judaic Studies curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking and analysis and ensure that each student reaches their full potential. For most families, investing in a Jewish day school education requires careful financial planning. We are here to answer any questions you have about tuition and/or the financial aid process. Please reach out to Colleen Richardson(, Director of HR and Finance for specific questions around Tuition Assistance.


Tuition and fees are set annually.




Gan Katan (Pre-K): $17,136

Elementary School (Grades K-5): $27,850

Middle School (Grades 6-8): $28,850

Sibling Subsidies
10% discount per additional child (3 or more students)

Capital Repairs & Replacement Fund
$1,000 per family, waived for Jr. K students

Mishpachat Gesher (PTO) Dues

$54 for the first child, $18 per each additional child

New Student Application Fee
$125 per child. Non-refundable, not applicable to tuition

New Student Enrollment Deposit
$1250 per child(K-8), $750 per child(Jr.K). Non-refundable, applied towards tuition across selected payment plan.


Tuition Assistance

Confidential and need based FACTS Financial Aid forms for K-8 are due January 31, 2024*

*Financial Aid is not available for Pre-K.

For new families and new siblings K – 8, an application for admission must be submitted before financial aid applications can be processed.

Click here to apply.

Additional Fees

Mispachat Gesher PTO Membership
All Pre-K-8th Grade families are members of Mishpachat Gesher PTO. Annual dues are $54 per family plus $18 for each additional sibling enrolled at Gesher after the first.


Transportation (Bus Service): Fees and routes to be determined annually. For the 2023-2024 school year, round trip transportation is $3,780. One-way (AM or PM) transportation is $2,650.

After School Childcare:  Fees determined annually. Available through Wonders

After School Program: Activity offerings include Gesher United Athletics, Gesher School Musical. Fees are determined annually. Contact the business office for more information.

This year the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington provided a total of $1,372,500 to six area Jewish day schools, or the equivalent of a $468 tuition reduction per child. Gesher Jewish Day School was pleased to receive $98,188 from this pool in addition to a $38,000 transportation grant.