is unique among its peers: a Jewish day school that offers students with language-based learning disabilities a place to grow, thrive, and reach their full potential. We welcome our students with open hearts and outstretched hands, empowering them to become active, joyful, lifelong learners; critical thinkers; kind and responsible individuals; and contributing members of the Jewish community and the broader world.
The Shefa School is a Jewish community day school for children with language-based learning disabilities. Shefa is Hebrew for abundance, reflecting our belief that each child possesses abundant strengths. Our mission is to build upon these strengths while teaching students the skills to overcome their challenges in a caring and supportive school community that seamlessly integrates Jewish values and traditions. Embracing families from a range of Jewish backgrounds and practices, Shefa nurtures our students’ Jewish identity and teaches the skills to enable them to participate fully in Jewish life.
We prioritize each child’s learning needs by providing excellent, individualized, research-based instruction to foster academic, social, and emotional competence and confidence. We empower students to become active, joyful, lifelong learners, critical thinkers, kind and responsible individuals, and contributing members of the Jewish community and the broader world.