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What are the school hours?

  • K-2nd Grade: 8:30am-3:20pm M-TH, 8:30am-2:45pm F
  • 3rd-5th Grade: 8:30am-3:30pm M-TH, 8:30am-3:00pm F
  • 6th-8th Grade: 8:15am-3:45pm M-TH, 8:15am-3:10pm F

Is there before care and after care? 

Yes, before care is available at 8:00am. Aftercare is available until 5:30pm.

What is the student teacher ratio?

The student to teacher ratio varies from class to class and typically in lower grades, the ratio is 1 teacher to 8-10 students.

How many students are at Yavneh?

Yavneh has been steadily growing and is now at approximately 200 students.

What types of standardized testing does Yavneh give?

For standardized assessments, 3rd through 8th grade students are assessed annually using the Northwest  Evaluation Association’s (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) in mathematics, reading and language arts.

While we use multiple methods to measure students’ progress over time, the MAP assessments allow us to formally measure individual growth across time using a scale score. We use data from all assessments to evaluate both students progress and effectiveness of our curriculum.

For K-2nd grade, teachers utilize Children’s Progress Academic Assessment (CPAA) each trimester to help guide instruction and inform learning.

Are there camps for Jewish holidays and other days off?

Mini Camps are offered by the APJCC in Club J for students in grades K-5 on dates when local schools are closed. Learn more

How much volunteer time is required of parents?

At Yavneh, we value participation from our families and the entire community. The investment of your time is beneficial to your relationship to the school community, not to mention the effects of modeling your commitment to your children. We ask all parents to volunteer in a way that will be meaningful to both you and to the school. We do not track the quantity of hours spent.

Are there opportunities to play sports?

Beyond regular PE classes, students in 5th-8th grades have the opportunity to join the “Yavneh Blaze” team sports including flag football, basketball, volleyball, track & field and more.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Yavneh Day School admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

14855 Oka Road, Suite 100
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 984-6700
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