Providence Hebrew Day School students learn much more than Hebrew.
PHDS students learn Hebrew from pre-school on – and that, surprisingly, improves their ability to learn other things.
Educational researchers have discovered that when children learn a second language from an early age, they do markedly better in mathematics. The same research found that studying Torah develops enhanced critical thinking an analytic skills.
Put that together with small class size and a dedicated, experienced faculty (80% of whom have more than 10 years' classroom experience), and it's no wonder our students do so well in the New England Common Assessment Program statewide tests.
In the most recent NECAP exams, 95% of our third- through eighth-graders scored as Proﬁcient or Proﬁcient with Distinction and 97% at math