Desert Jewish Academy

Desert Jewish Academy is a bustling, successful K-6 Jewish day school serving the East Valley and greater Phoenix area. Their Jewish and secular education approach and hands-on learning techniques that help their alumni shine as members of our community.
Location: Chandler , AZ
Year founded: 2009


Desert Jewish Academy is a K-6 Jewish day school located in Chandler, AZ, serving the East Valley cities as well as the greater Phoenix area. DJA provides its students with a firm foundation in academic and Judaic studies through a challenging and integrated curriculum, which exceeds state standards. The school, formerly the East Valley Jewish Day School, was started in 2009 by a dedicated and experienced teacher who saw a need for a quality and affordable Jewish educational institute in the East Valley. The teachers at DJA are passionate, committed, and seasoned professionals who use hands-on learning techniques to engage their students and develop them into educated leaders within our communities. As a nonprofit organization, DJA is committed to ensuring that children and their families are entitled to the education that they desire and that they deserve, both religious and secular. Grant funding and donations are used to not only allow for tuition scholarship funds, but also to consistently improve upon classroom supplies, projects, and facility improvements that provide the best possible learning environment for their students.  DJA also offers a 9-week summer day camp that serves ages K-10th grades.

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