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Paul Penna DJDS Middle School

Paul Penna DJDS is committed to welcoming every child who wants to receive a Jewish education, regardless of prior Hebrew or Judaic instruction.  We are an academic and social community for our students and families, focused on individuality and meeting the needs of our learners. Paul Penna DJDS is a CAIS-accredited independent school with a talented faculty driving excellence in education.

The Grade 6 to 8 program continues the school’s innovative and unique education through seminal, educational and Jewish periods in students’ lives and provides a compelling and innovative learning environment for downtown Jewish families.

The Paul Penna DJDS middle school is a distinct and much needed offering in Toronto’s educational landscape. We support students academically and emotionally as they navigate the transition from lower school to high school, delivering exceptional core subject instruction, executive function guidance, B’nei Mitzvah years communal learning, and meaningful school life and extracurricular experiences.

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Paul Penna Downtown
Jewish Day School
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2
(Located in the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre)


(416) 928-3537