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Jewi Educaion in e U by
By Mendel Jacobson\Jerusalem
 

6% of all Jewish children in the United States attend Jewish Day Schools.

48,175,000 students enrolled in American public schools, pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

205,000 students enrolled in Jewish Day Schools.

90,000 students enrolled in Jewish Day Schools in 1960.

93,599 schools in the United States.

759 Jewish Day Schools in the United States.

87 more Jewish Day Schools than there were five years ago.

$5,000 average tuition at Jewish Day Schools.

11% increase of enrollment in Jewish Day Schools in the last five years.

25% projected increase of enrollment in Jewish Day Schools between 1999 and 2009.

81% of Jewish Day School students are enrolled in orthodox schools.

2% of Jewish Day School students are enrolled in Reform schools.

25% the increase of enrollment in Conservative, Reform and nondenominational schools in the past decade.

40% of all Jewish Day Schools have fewer than a hundred students.

1,500 students enrolled in non-Orthodox Jewish high schools in 1992.

2,200 students enrolled in non-Orthodox Jewish high schools in 1999.

4,100 students enrolled in non-Orthodox Jewish high schools in 2004.

7% growth rate of non-Orthodox Jewish Day Schools in the last five years.

68% of all Jewish Day Schools in the United States are in New York and New Jersey.

97% of the Jewish schools in New York (more than 300 Yeshivas and Day Schools) are Orthodox.

1000 + students enrolled in Jewish Day Schools are non-Jews who make no claim on Judaism.

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Posted on September 15, 2005
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