As the only Jewish day school in the nation’s capital, Milton students benefit from the school’s urban location and the expertise of our community of public servants, scientists, business leaders, academics, artists, and other professionals who enrich the academic experience of our students.
Milton is a vibrant, pluralistic Jewish day school where students, families, and faculty mirror the diversity of Jewish practice in the community. Our warm, close-knit community shares in each other’s lives, learns together, participates in a variety of family and adult programs, and contributes to local and global communities through civic engagement.
The school serves more than 470 students in Grades Pre-K – 8 at our Kay and Robert Schattner Center North and South Campuses.
One of the core Talmudic debates of Hanukkah – emblematic of the productive argumentation between Hillel and Shammai that shapes our tradition – is the question of how one should light the hanukkiah. Do we begin with eight candles to represent the resources that diminish over the holiday OR do we begin with one candle […]Read More
Milton’s annual Share the Nachas Day looked a little different this year than in years past. To keep our grandparents, special friends, teachers, and students safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, our Share the Nachas Day went virtual for the very first time. Grandparents and special friends from across the country came together for an adult […]Watch Video
Middle School Director Lisa Schopf was a guest author on the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) blog, writing about our Scholars Forum program. Using a multidisciplinary lens, the program challenges students to explore contemporary issues and use their learning to inform, advocate, influence, and change. Students have delved into topics such as the role of […]Read More
Milton was featured in a special issue of the Prizmah journal that examines how schools are adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights one of the ways that Milton reinvented our program through these exigencies – our production of Virtual Fiddler on the Roof. Kol Hakavod to Sarah Gershman, Sarah Rubin […]Learn More
Explore Milton! Our students engage in critical analysis, problem-solving, collaboration, and creative thinking in an environment infused with Jewish values. Attend a Virtual Open House or schedule a private meeting and virtual tour to learn how a Milton education can inspire your child.Learn More
Partnerships with parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends carry the school forward and enable Milton to fulfill its mission. Learn how you can get involved to support Milton, enrich students’ learning, and experience the warm community that is a hallmark of our school.Learn More