We are committed to enrolling students who want to experience a Gross Schechter Day School education regardless of a family’s financial status. We strive to provide tuition assistance and other tuition incentives to all who are eligible in our aim to make a Gross Schechter education affordable for as many families as possible. We have several incentive programs below. Incentives cannot be combined.

Jewish Communal Professional (JCP) Tuition Credit

Gross Schechter is offering all Jewish communal employees up to 35% off tuition (Early Childhood through Grade 8). Please note: this does not apply to ECC enrichment or other fees. In general, eligibility applies to families with Early Childhood through Grade 8 children with a parent who works at:
  • Agencies affiliated with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
  • Other approved Jewish community organizations
  • Synagogues
Please click here to download the  Jewish Communal Professionals’ Tuition Credit Program Verification Form. Print the form and provide the requested information. Ask your employer to complete the form on your behalf. Sign, date and please return the completed form to Gross Schechter so we can continue your eligibility process.

Ed Choice Scholarships

There are two scholarships being offered by the Ohio Department of Education: Ed Choice Expansion Program (for low-income families with children entering Kindergarten or Grade 1) or Ed Choice (for students who live in school districts with under-performing schools).

New Student Referral Tuition Credit

Gross Schechter families may be eligible for up to a $1,000 tuition credit for each new family that they refer who enrolls a full-time student. The family may not have previously toured Gross Schechter or be a family returning to Gross Schechter.

Tuition Assistance (K-8 only)

Financial assistance is available for families who qualify. We encourage you to begin the process by applying for financial aid through the online FACTs system as soon as possible. The application can be found here. The majority of financial aid will be awarded to families who complete their application by February 1, 2017, limited funds will be available after that date. For more information on tuition credit and other financial assistance programs at Gross Schechter, please contact Jennifer Kercher, Controller (jkercher@grossschechter.org or 216.763.1400 x409) or Janna Dorfman, Director of Admissions jdorfman@grossschechter.org or 216.763.1400 x417).