Who attends Prozdor?
Prozdor has 200-plus 6th to 12th-grade students representing more than 60 New England cities and towns.
Is Prozdor affiliated with a particular denomination?
No. Prozdor's faculty and student body adhere to many different affiliations and demoniminations of Judaism. We are proudly pluralistic and welcome a diverse range of students and families to learn with us.
What does the Prozdor curriculum include?
Your choices drive your educational experience. You may study from two to four hours each week and choose from classes in more than 12 different departments. By the spring of your tenth grade year you will declare a major, which will require you to take a minimum of 12 classes in that major throughout your years at Prozdor. You may also choose a minor or elect to take one of our many certificate programs or arts intensives. Hebrew language classes are offered utilizing a curriculum developed in partnership with Hebrew at the Center. We also offer intermediate and advanced classes in Hebrew literature tailored to students with day-school backgrounds. In addition, Prozdor offers students the opportunity to extend learning beyond the classroom with courses in the visual and performing arts, Shabbatonim and trips across the country and around the world.
Where and when are Prozdor classes held?
Classes are held on Sundays at Hebrew College. Makor middle-school classes take place midweek at out partner synagogues.
We endeavor to make the admissions process as simple and personal as possible. Throughout the year, Prozdor representatives visit synagogue schools, day schools and other Jewish programs to introduce Prozdor to prospective students in the community. To schedule a visit to your institution, please contact Dan Brosgol, director of Prozdor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-559-8802.
We also invite prospective students and their families to visit the Hebrew College campus for prospective student visiting days. On visiting days, families can take tours of the school while it is in session, see the campus, visit classes and hear from a panel of current students, parents and administrators about the Prozdor experience. For families who cannot attend one of the scheduled visiting days, private tours are available by appointment.
How to Apply
Prospective students must seek formal admission to Prozdor by completing the student application. The application must be submitted to our office along with a deposit and, if needed, a financial aid application or Tuition Management Systems application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but we do ask that you return them as soon as possible to enable appropriate planning for the coming school year.
Once your application has been processed by our office, we will schedule a personal interview with you. The interview is a chance for you to get to know one or more members of the administrative team before school starts as well as an opportunity for us to get to know you. Students taking Hebrew-language classes will also take a Hebrew placement examination at this time.