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.
Thank you for entrusting your children to us and for being our partners in helping your children learn, grow and thrive. At the eighth grade graduation ceremony, I reflected on the sacred work of educating your wonderful children, and I wanted to share some of those same ideas with you today as our community wraps […]Learn More
Congratulations to eighth graders Gabriel A. and Mayer F. on winning first place in the Cadena Initiative Regional Competition and kol hakavod to Aliza L., Nava F., Michal N., and Josie S. who were named finalists in the social entrepreneurship competition. The Cadena Initiative challenges middle school students to develop projects that mitigate the effects […]Watch Video
Second grade scientists from Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School are contributing to a NASA scientific experiment. The elementary school students are participating in the ExoLab-8 Plant Experiment. Recently, red clover seeds and symbiotic rhizobia bacteria headed to space, to be grown on the International Space Station (ISS). Milton was one of the schools from around […]Watch Video
As part of their integrated study of Ancient Greece and The Wanderings of Odysseus, sixth graders flexed their academic and creative skills. After learning about Ancient Greek geography, culture, conflicts, and contributions, and as part of an in-depth study of a prose version of The Odyssey, students were challenged to produce original works that drew […]Watch Video
Fifth Graders just published the first edition of their Hebrew newspaper! Every student in the class chose their own topic and contributed an article in Ivrit to the publication. These articles share the unique perspectives and experiences of our students as they learned, lived, and navigated this year. News stories include a description of mifgashim […]Read 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