Milton is a co-ed, independent community Jewish day school located in Washington, DC.
We serve about 475 students in Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 8 on two campuses.
How big is Milton?
Milton enrolls approximately 475 students
The Kay and Robert Schattner Center South Campus (Pre-K – Grade 1) averages 130 students
The Kay and Robert Schattner Center North Campus (Grades 2 – 8) averages 345 students
What is Milton’s student-teacher ratio?
There is one teacher for every six students at Milton (6:1).
What is Milton’s tuition?
Tuition for the 2020-21 school year is $28,400 for Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 5 and $31,200 for Grades 6 – 8.
Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 4: $250 Activity Fee
Grades 5 – 8: $550 Activity Fee
Grades 6 – 8: $400 Technology Fee
Does Milton offer tuition assistance?
Choosing an Independent or Jewish day school education is a very important decision and we recognize that you are making an investment in your children and their education. We also recognize that a concern for many families is the cost of education for one or multiple children. Milton is pleased to offer a tuition assistance program. Families who feel that they cannot meet the full tuition obligation are encouraged to apply for tuition assistance. Please contact Sindy Udell, Director of Admission, to discuss your financial needs.
Does Milton provide bus transportation?
Milton provides bus transportation from Montgomery County, MD, and Washington, DC. We have five buses. Please check with the Admission Office to determine if there is a stop near your home.
Do students wear uniforms?
Milton students do not wear uniforms, though they are expected to dress neatly and appropriately. On Fridays, students wear either blue and white or Milton gear.
Does Milton offer before and after school programs?
Milton offers an engaging after school program until 6:30 pm (M-Th) and 6:00 pm (Friday) through Wonders Learning.
Before school care: there is no before school care for students. Students are welcome to arrive at 8:05 am, 25 minutes before the start of the school day.
What is a community day school?
A community day school is a Jewish day school that is not affiliated with any one denomination of Judaism nor any one synagogue. Students attending Milton belong to Secular, Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative, and Modern Orthodox families. All streams of Judaism and perspectives are celebrated and respected.
Is Milton accredited?
Milton is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS).
What is your approach to teaching Hebrew and Judaic Studies?
Milton students are immersed in the rich intellectual, spiritual, cultural, and ethical traditions of our Jewish heritage. In Early Childhood, Hebrew and Judaic Studies are interwoven throughout the day with a dedicated Hebrew and Judaic Studies teacher in the classroom. Our Elementary School program integrates Jewish values and text study in the General Studies curriculum, in addition to providing 45 minutes of daily instructional time in Hebrew, 45 minutes of daily instructional time in Judaic Studies, joyful tefilah (prayer) experiences, and Kabbalat Shabbat. Middle School students lead tefilah, and participate in a weekly Scholar’s Forum which connects contemporary and timeless subjects to Jewish texts, in addition to 45 minutes of daily instructional time in Hebrew, and 90 minutes of daily instructional time in Judaic Studies.
Does Milton offer extracurricular, sports, leadership, arts, and music programs?
Milton offers a full complement of extracurricular programs and activities.
Student government provides a forum for students to exercise leadership skills.
There is extensive music, art, Israeli Dance, and drama.
Athletics Program: Milton has a robust after school athletic program both during and after school. Times for after school sports vary depending on the sport and whether students are competing at home or away games.
Primary Enrichment Program (PEP) is offered 3:30-4:30 pm on Tuesdays. PEP classes are after school clubs that include cooking, karate, art, coding, programming, newspaper, sports, and more.