David Posnack Hebrew Day School (Upper School)

  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 450
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  • Address
  • 654 W Sunrose Blvd
  • Plantation, FL 33313
  • Phone
  • (954) 583-6100
  • Other Details
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Geri Steif (Hs) & Ms. Gale Green (Ms
  • Fax: (954) 584-5460
  • Website: dphds.org
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School Description

The David Posnack Hebrew Day School (DPHDS) offers a unique challenging educational experience combining an intensive focused secular education with an innovative exciting Jewish curriculum. At the DPHDS, we are concerned not only with our students' academic accomplishments, but also with their social and character development. We believe that this can be achieved most successfully when parents and school staff work together in a nurturing environment in order to ensure our children's well being.

The David Posnack Hebrew Day School has two locations; the Lower School (K-5) is located at: 5810 South Pine Island Rd. Davie, FL 33328; the Upper School (6-12) is located at: 6701 West Sunrise Boulevard Plantation, FL 33313.

The DPHDS objective is to provide an outstanding, comprehensive general studies program that meets high academic expectations as we prepare our students in a college prep and college prep honors program.  Underlying the philosophy of the school is a Judaic studies program that provides students with an understanding of Jewish history, Hebrew language, and Jewish values that emphasize responibility to others, and a need to contribute to the betterment of the world.

David Posnack Hebrew Day School also provides many Leadership Opportunities such as:

  • AIPAC High School Summit and National Conference

  • HASBARA Advocacy Program, Jewish Federation of Broward County

  • AKIBA Leadership, Jewish Federation of Broward County

  • B'nai Brith, Anti-Defamation League Programs

  • March of the Living

  • Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education

  • Community and Business Internships

  • Jewish Life Pathing Mentorship

  • Future Point Leadership Training

  • Community Outreach

  • Panim El Panim Civic Program

  • Volunteer Programs with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

  • Local Synagogues

  • Community Blood Bank

  • Day Care Center

  • W.E.C.A.R.E. Food Closet

  • Jewish Federation of Broward County

  • Israeli Consulate

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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 450
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.5
    Full-Time Teachers: 60
    Part-Time Teachers: 10
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.9
  • Percent Minority Students: 8.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 225 (50.0%)
  • Females: 225 (50.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
David Posnack Hebrew Day School (Upper School) Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For David Posnack Hebrew Day School (Upper School)
  Number Percent
1st Grade255.6%
2nd Grade224.9%
3rd Grade143.1%
4th Grade255.6%
5th Grade245.3%
6th Grade4610.2%
7th Grade5311.8%
8th Grade6614.7%
9th Grade5412.0%
10th Grade296.4%
11th Grade398.7%
12th Grade419.1%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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