Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are set annually.

 

Tuition

2022-2023

Gan Katan (Junior Kindergarten): $15,259

K-8: $24,885

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

Capital Repairs & Replacement Fund
$900 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.

 

Financial Assistance

Confidential and need based FACTS Financial Aid forms for K-8 are due January 31, 2022*

*Financial Aid is not available for JK.

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.

Affording a Gesher Education

Families often ask, “Will I qualify for aid?”

Many are surprised at the depth of our program and the number of families we are able to assist.

Please refer to the table below as a general guide.

Number of Children Enrolled
Income bracket 1 2 3+
< $75,000 Very Likely Very Likely Very Likely
$75,000-$125,000 Very Likely Very Likely Very Likely
$125,000-$175,000 Very Likely Very Likely Very Likely
$175,000-$225,000 Possible Very Likely Very Likely
$225,000-$275,000 Possible Possible Very Likely
$275,000-$325,000 Unlikely Possible Possible
>$325,000 Unlikely Unlikely Possible
  • Tuition assistance is not available for Junior Kindergarten
  • Ask about our Jewish Communal Professionals discount

We welcome conversations with current and prospective parents about their unique financial situations. Please contact Michelle Newman-Lomasky, Director of Finance, mnewman-lomasky@gesher-jds.org, to schedule a phone call or personal meeting.

Additional Fees

Middle School Class Trips

  • Sixth Grade- Teva Nature Center (four days)
  • Seventh Grade- Philadelphia (two days)
  • Eighth Grade Israel Experience (two weeks)

Mispachat Gesher PTO Membership
All Jr.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.

Optional

Transportation (Bus Service): Fees and routes to be determined annually. For the 2021-2022 school year Round trip transportation is $3,600. One-way(AM or PM) transportation is $2,535.

After School Childcare:  Fees determined annually. Available through Wonders

Melnick After School Program: Activity offerings include Gesher United Athletics, Gesher Bridgetones, 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 $1,327,951 to six area Jewish day schools, or the equivalent of a $458 tuition reduction per child. Gesher Jewish Day School was pleased to receive $63,583 in additional scholarship funds for FY22.