Our Mission


The mission of the Syracuse Hebrew Day School is to teach, inspire, and nurture future leaders of our Jewish community through an unparalleled academic experience guided by Jewish studies and values. 


To be a vibrant and sustainable 21st Century learning community dedicated to fostering positive Jewish identity.

Statement of Values:

At SHDS we educate the whole child

Mindthrough encouraging students to be critical thinkers and develop a love of learning in both General and Jewish studies while meeting each child’s individual needs

Heartthrough our positive and inclusive school culture based on shared values, traditions, and a love of Israel

and Soulthrough the ideals of Tikkun Olam, giving back to our local Jewish and general community and striving to emulate divine traits of caring and sensitivity.