Dear Parents,

Thank you for your interest in the Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School! We are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with you in the education of your child. Below is a summary of our application process. Jenny Wood, Director of Admission would be happy to answer any questions – or 865.560.9922.


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Step 1:  Take a tour or attend an open house – The best way to learn about The Stanford Eisenberg Knoxville Jewish Day School is to visit us during our school day and see us in action.  Please contact Jenny Wood, Director of Admission, or 865.560.9922 to schedule a tour or attend one of our 2018 open houses which will be held November 13th, 15th, and 30th from 9–12. 

Step 2:   Application for Admission – Parent/Guardian completes the online Admissions Application (and Financial aid application if applicable) and includes the $50.00 non-refundable application fee.  2019-2020 applications will be accepted November 1st, 2018 – January 31st, 2019 and then on a rolling basis based on availability.  If you are interested in applying for the current school year, please contact Jenny Wood, Director of Admission to inquire about availability. 

Step 3:   Give Current School the Auxiliary Forms 
Request for Release of Student Information
 – Download and complete the Permission for Release of Records Form, both parents should sign this form. Give the signed form to the applicant’s current school. The school should send your child records to:  KJDS Admissions, PO Box 10105, Knoxville, TN 37939.

Teacher Recommendation Form – Download and complete the top portion of the Teacher Recommendation Form. Give the form to your child’s current school to complete. The school should return the form to:  KJDS Admissions, PO Box 10105, Knoxville, TN 37939.

Step 4:   Student Visit and Assessment & Parent Interview – Once a complete application is received, KJDS will contact the applicant to schedule a student visit and assessment as well as a parent interview. 

Step 5:   Notification of Admissions Decisions – Notification of admissions decisions and enrollment contracts will be sent by March 1, 2019. 

Step 6:   Enrollment Contracts due - Parent/Guardian accepts the enrollment contract to KJDS. The due date for enrollment contracts is March 29, 2019. 


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