Shaarei Beth El Religious School
Our goal is to create a community of caring and
connected life-long Jewish learners.
Shaarei Beth El Religious School combines an innovative, exciting approach to Judaic and Hebrew learning with purposeful and intentional fun! Our Religious School curriculum builds a foundation of knowledge in the areas of Jewish studies, prayer [tefila], and Hebrew language. The program is a holistic model for Jewish education that is not restricted by time and/or place and engages children from Parent and Tot age all the way through to graduation from in Grade 12.
Program By Age Group
*PJ Plus/Parent and Tot is a 45 min program that is open to members and non members with children ages 18 M-3Y. It serves as a feeder program for JK and it engages families with young children who are not yet of school age and introduces them to what SBE has to offer. This program meets on Saturdays from 10-10:45.
Students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 meet on Saturdays from 10-12. Each class includes a socialization component as well as a robust Judaic curriculum, snack, and some basic Hebrew vocabulary and early decoding skills.
Our 4th – 7th Graders meet on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 and attend a 15 min 1:1 Virtual Hebrew session Students learn Hebrew decoding skills through games and an individualized approach to Hebrew education. Our students are able to read and chant the prayers of the Shabbat morning liturgy and learn Judaica through the lens of Torah (stories of our people), Avodah (worship), and Gemilut Chasadim (acts of loving kindness). During the 7th Grade year students participate in the bnai mitzvah program which includes preparation for their bar/bat mitzvah and a specialized year long engagement program.
Students is 8th – 12th Grade attend on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30. Their program includes a 1 hour class with the Rabbi, teaching in our religious, and leadership training.
Community building programs such as mitzvah days, SYNAplex Shabbat, youth activities, and holiday celebrations are a part of our school curriculum. Building community is at the heart of what Shaarei Beth El offers.
Shaarei Beth El 2021 – 2022 School Registration
Please fill out one form per child. If you are enrolling more than one child you do not need to duplicate the information that is the same for each child.
School fees for the 2021-2022 school year are:
Parent and Tot $150, $700 per student for Gr. JK – 6 and Gr. 8 – 12 and $1500 for Gr. 7. Families needing assistance with school fees will need to complete the UJA scholarship application.
School fees are subsidized by the synagogue in order to ensure all families can access. The fees do not cover the full cost of Religious school. If you are able, please consider an additional donation to the Education fund.
Synagogue membership is required for all students enrolled in JK-Gr 12. Complete the form below, and send School Fee payment by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our donate page for a visa online payment option.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will be altering our program to accommodate virtual learning.
Please contact Cheryl for more information.