Four Lower School Students take a moment to pose and smile during class


Join our vibrant community!

At San Diego Jewish Academy (SDJA), we are committed to providing an enriching and inclusive educational experience within a vibrant Jewish community. Our admissions process is designed to help us get to know your child and family, while also ensuring a seamless transition into our educational environment.

Why Choose SDJA?

We combine high quality academics, meaningful Jewish learning and culture, and unique educational and extracurricular activities to create an extraordinary educational experience you can't find anywhere else. At SDJA, students are challenged, inspired, and given opportunities to explore all that is possible, while receiving support from a welcoming and nurturing community of Jewish families that represent a range of backgrounds and affiliations. Learn more about SDJA.

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Start your journey

We are thrilled with your interest in SDJA and we are here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Admissions Team.

Admissions Process


We encourage all prospective families to begin the process by filling out our online inquiry form. This step allows us to collect basic information about your family and your child's educational needs. Once you submit the form, a member of our Admissions Team will be in touch to provide more details and answer any initial questions you may have.

Campus Tour

We highly recommend scheduling a campus tour. It's a great opportunity to see our campus, meet our staff, and get a firsthand look at the SDJA environment. During your visit, you'll gain insights into our academic programs, extracurricular activities, and the sense of community that makes SDJA special.

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Please email for further questions/information. Head over to our tour page to book a tour today!

Tuition & Accessibility

Learn more about tuition costs for the Early Childhood Center, Golda Meir Lower School, and Maimonides Upper School. We understand that investing in a private school experience infused with Jewish values can be a significant commitment. We want SDJA to be accessible to every member of our community.

Notification of Decision

We are dedicated to ensuring a timely admissions process. Families can expect to receive notification of the admission decision, as well as any applicable Tuition Assistance award, by March.


Upon acceptance, you will promptly receive comprehensive information about the enrollment process, including details regarding tuition payments. We are committed to making this transition as smooth as possible for you.

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