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About Hillel Community Day School

Hillel is a private community Jewish Day School, offering a full-day program, 8:00 am-3:30 pm, for all students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. After school care is also offered Monday-Thursday until 6:00 pm and Fridays, 30 minutes before the start of Shabbat.


Students thrive in our multi-faceted integrated curriculum including:

  • Secular Studies

  • Hebrew language

  • Judaic Studies

  • Enrichment Classes in a comfortable and stimulating learning atmosphere. 

Our nine-acre campus is located in the suburb of Brighton, just outside Rochester, NY. The Town of Brighton is home to a close-knit Jewish community including:

  • Orthodox, Conservative, Reform

  • Unaffiliated families

  • A select Israeli Jewish population

  • Ashkenazim and Sephardim

  • Ethnic Jewish groups.


Brighton is recognized as one of America’s most striking and sustainable residential towns and is home to notable leaders in business, industry, medicine, education, government, and the arts.


Hillel's campus features a:

  • Renovated 1,000+ SF Wolk Kindergarten Wing

  • Spacious gymnasium/auditorium

  • Student-planted learning garden

  • State-of-the-art STEAM lab

  • Stimulating art studio

  • Modern science

  • Ecology Garden

  • Library and Media Center 

  • Full-scale Broadcast Studio

  • Judaic and general interest volumes and texts.


The ultimate goal of Hillel is to provide all students with an exceptional General-Hebrew-Jewish Studies academic educational experience that accommodates to their social emotional well-being and spiritual growth, while developing a healthy balanced Jewish identity, in a lifestyle committed to living Jewish values. 


Our favorable 6:1 average student-to-teacher ratio enables teachers to know all their students and provide differentiated instruction for each and every enrolled child. An Instructional Leadership Team and Pupil Personnel Service Coordinator tailor enrichment and remediation programs to meet the needs of each and every child in our school.

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