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Thank you for applying to Chicago Jewish Day School! Please complete and submit the following items when applying for admission to CJDS.

Complete CJDS Application for Admission

  1. Application for Admission
  2. Signed Authorization Statement Form 
  3. Teacher’s Recommendation Form JK-Grade One and Form Grades Two-Eight(From your child’s current teacher and emailed to Cortney Stark Cope at
  4. $75 non-refundable application fee (see below to submit payment)
  5. Interview with Head of School (Meetings will be scheduled in January. You will be contacted to set up a meeting time.)
  6. Copy of applicant's birth certificate
  7. Current photo of applicant
  8. Call or Email to schedule tour of the school (Tours are a required part of the admissions process and are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning by appointment only.) 
  9. For Grades One-Eight, an official copy of the most recent progress reports and any standardized test results. 

Application Payment

Admissions Team

Cortney Stark Cope

Cortney Stark Cope
Director of Admissions

Tamar Shapira

Tamar Shapira
Assistant to Admissions