Philosophy

Torah Day School of Atlanta is an independent private day school serving over three hundred students kindergarten through eighth grade. Offering a rigorous academic program, both in Judaic and general studies, TDSA's goal is to infuse its students with a love of learning and a deep-seated connection with their Torah heritage. Our faculty and administrators seek to teach and develop each child academically, socially, physically and spiritually, in an emotionally safe and nurturing environment.

TDSA's graduates have gone on to pursue careers as rabbeim, lawyers, entrepreneurs, doctors and nurses, speech and occupational therapists plumbers, published authors, teachers, computer specialists and more.

Torah Day School of Atlanta is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Torah Day School of Atlanta admits students without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, tuition assistance programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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Campus

In 2003, TDSA moved into its current state-of-the-art location in the Toco Hills area of DeKalb County. The building has an early childhood wing, chapel, middle school and lower school science labs, library, computer/media room, resource center, art studio, regulation-size gym, playgrounds, and an organic garden on its nearly 10-acre site. Future plans include a fully equipped STEAM lab.

History

Torah Day School was founded in 1985 with an enrollment of approximately 25 students with a staff of four teachers, a principal and a cadre of pioneering and insightful volunteers, lay and community leaders. Over the years, TDSA has continued its phenomenal growth and has moved several times to accommodate its flourishing student population.

In addition to being accredited by SAIS/SACS (Southern Association of Independent Schools/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), AAAIS (Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools), GISA (Georgia Independent School Association), Torah Day School was recognized in 2008 as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.

Torah Day School of Atlanta is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Torah Day School of Atlanta admits students without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, tuition assistance programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


What People Are Saying About TDSA

 
Changing lives for the better.

“TDSA is a warm, welcoming community of learners and educators. The team heartily commended our faculty and staff on their warm welcome and sincere hospitality. Former students, current students and parents, in one voice, consistently commented to the visiting team on how their teachers changed their lives for the better..”

— SAIS Reaccrediation Team

TDSA didn’t just prepare me for high school.

“TDSA didn’t just prepare me for high school. TDSA was the stepping stone into a lifetime career in chinuch as a Rebbe and educator.”

— Rabbi Shmuel Field
Head Master, Torah Day School of Phoenix

Inspired with a desire to share a love and understanding of Torah.

“It is because of my wonderful teachers that I was inspired with a desire to share a love and understanding of Torah through both Judaic and secular studies with all Jews from different backgrounds and to help educate all types of learners.”

Freda (Rubin) Sanders, Class of 2001

 

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