FREE FULL DAY UPK PROGRAM AVAILABLE IN MIDWOOD BROOKLYN
There is a free, full day, high-quality UPK program available in Midwood Brooklyn.
The East Midwood Hebrew Day School offers a free, full day UPK program. In addition, a very affordable extended day is available.
East Midwood is a 60 year old Hebrew Day School in a residential area. Its Early Childhood Program has been held in high esteem for over 30 years. Its UPK program was first offered in 2002. This is an established, high-quality program.
The UPK Program includes:
Affordable private busing is available if needed.
The School’s Admissions Director, Regina Elmkies 718 253 1555, will be happy to answer any of your questions.
Do not hesitate to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.
Messages From Our School
Mrs. Shirley Weichselbaum, PrincipalIt is with great pride and pleasure that I serve as principal of the East Midwood Hebrew Day School. My 30 years plus journey began in the 1980’s as a parent of two students who attended and graduated from this school. I strongly believed in volunteerism and so was very active in the PTA, helped in the office (in the days of filing and envelope stuffing) and helped our then librarian keep the library organized and ready for classes. Read More...
The journey begins in our Nursery and Pre-K classes with the children learning the letters of the alphabet and the sounds associated with each letter.
In the elementary years (grades 1 to 5), the children have English subjects for a full morning or afternoon. Hebrew occupies the remainder of the day leaving time for specials such as Music, Art, Drama, Computer and Gym. In our Middle School (grades 6 to 8) students engage in a rigorous core curriculum consisting of Math, Science, English, Social Studies and Hebrew. Regents are offered in Biology, Earth Science, Math and Hebrew.
The East Midwood Hebrew Day School, Rabbi Harry Halpern Educational Center, instills in its students knowledge and respect for their religious and cultural heritage, as well as a thorough understanding of the world in which they live. The school strives to develop a sense of self-worth linked to an ethical code practiced by Jews for thousands of years.
Our secular education prepares our students with the full range of skills they will need to face the realities of today’s knowledge-based and digitally-wired world.
East Midwood Hebrew Day School offers a full range of Hebrew Language and Judaic Studies classes to all its students. Students daven every day. Older students participate in the reading of the Torah on Monday and Thursday mornings. Ashkenazi and Sephardic minyans are held.
Students receive four periods of Judaic and Hebraic instruction including Chumash, Navi and Shoftim. Appreciation and knowledge of Jewish history and the State of Israel are very important priorities.
Nursery and Pre-KindergartenLanguage about importance of a nurturing environment, small class size, and introducing Judaic content at a young age. Read More...
Primary School (K-5)In the elementary years (grades K to 5), students attend school from 8:00 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. The children have English subjects for a full morning or afternoon. Read More...
Middle School (6-8)In our Middle School (grades 6 to 8) our students begin a departmentalized program of 8 forty-five minute periods. Read More...
HighlightsOur students perform extremely well on NYS standardized tests. All our teachers are certified, many have advanced degrees. Read More...
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