Stern Center   K-5
49 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 658-2518

Forman Center K-5
Mandell Education Campus
7601 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027
215) 635-3130
Robert Saligman Middle School 6-8
Mandell Education Campus
7613 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027
(215) 635-3303
Perelman Jewish Day School was founded in 1956 as a Solomon Schechter Day School, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. The school serves Jewish students in the elementary and middle school grades on three campuses, the Stern Center Campus (grades K-5) in Wynnewood, and the Forman Center Campus (grades K-5) and Robert Saligman Middle School (grades 6-8) in Melrose Park. Perelman Jewish Day School is accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS).


# To offer a challenging, caring, and responsive program with a wide range of learning opportunities in a nurturing, egalitarian atmosphere.
# To serve a broad spectrum of families and to support a diversity of social and religious attitudes and Jewish practices.
# To seek the growth and development of each child in the context of his or her individual needs.
# To develop within each student a deep appreciation for literature and creative expression.
# To emphasize respect for other cultures and individuals.
# To stress a commitment to prayer and the observance of mitzvot as the core of Jewish experience at Perelman and to do so within the context of the Conservative Movement.
# To instruct children in and enhance their understanding of ethics, morals, and values through an intensive exposure to classical Jewish texts.
# To develop an understanding of Jewish civilization and the pivotal role of the State of Israel in Jewish life.
# To teach Hebrew language skills, both as a living language and as the historic language of prayer, Torah, Rabbinic text, and commentaries.
# To offer mathematics and science education which emphasizes problem-solving strategies and hands-on experiences and a complete set of skills and methodologies.
# To offer music, art, drama, physical education, and computer literacy.
# To offer opportunities for enhancement in competitive sports, scholastic, extra-curricular activities, and community service opportunities.
# To address the economic needs of families through adequate tuition assistance and appropriate payment programs.

Perelman Jewish Day School provides students with a values-based Jewish education within the context of a rigorous academic program.

The goal of the school is to develop confident, accomplished, and caring graduates who have a solid understanding of their history and culture as both Americans and Jews.
Perelman Jewish Day School