What difference does a
Jewish Day School make?
Independent schools focus on raising children, not test scores. It turns out that a curriculum that encourages deep thinking, problem solving and intellectual risk taking also prepares students for success…on standardized tests, in competitive high school environments and in life! Our students typically exceed Missouri standards by at least a grade level in all curricular areas.
Jewish day school graduates are more resistant to social pressures that lead to risky behaviors than their public and private school peers. Our students develop a moral compass, a sense of integrity and the ability to make decisions based on Jewish values.
Neuro-scientific research suggests that at a young age, children have a greater capacity to learn a foreign language. At Mirowitz, the language we learn is the language of our heritage.
Our students study ivrit b’ivrit (Hebrew in Hebrew) every day, and learn to read, write and speak competently. In 5th grade, they go on a camping trip where they speak only Hebrew for 36 hours.
Middle School students also can choose to take elective courses in Latin and French.
Families choose Mirowitz because they want it all: a hands-on, academically rigorous curriculum; lessons in social responsibility; and meaningful Jewish learning.