Trends in Jewish School Enrollment in the United States 1974/1975

By Murray Rockowitz, Gerhard Lang

September 1976

This study examines Jewish school enrollment in the United States during 1974-5, as compared to previous surveys conducted in 1958, 1962, 1966 and 1970. Findings include: (1) that the decline in Jewish schools is tapering off; (2) the decline appears unrelated to community size; (3) that day schools show a continued pattern of growth; (4) that enrollment in 2:00-5:00 schools declined, except in Conservative-sponsored schools; (5) and that there is an accelerated decline in one-day-per-week schools.

Topic: Day Schools, Part-Time (Supplementary) Schools, Sunday Schools, Hebrew Schools, Enrollment, Demography

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rockowitz, Murray. Lang, Gerhard. Trends in Jewish School Enrollment in the United States 1974/1975. September 1976: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2280


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