2017/18 JCA Educational Programs:

For additional information and all course descriptions, please see our website:  j-c-a.org/education.html

JCA Kesher Membership    $200/year/per student

JCA Kesher Membership is required as a base membership for all classes. Please sign up for JCA Kesher Membership now if you plan to sign your child up for any JCA School Classes. You may sign up for specific classes now (below) or wait and add them later this summer.


Next, Add on Your Classes

A separate invoice for tuition fees will be sent later this Summer.


Not Yet in Kindergarten (Ages 0 to PreK)

Shalom Tots (JCA Member)    $50/year

Shalom Tots (Non-Member) $200/year


Grades K-1

Sunday Morning Midot $300/year


Grades 2-5

Full Program: Sunday Morning Midot, Sunday Hebrew, Wednesday Electives $525/year

A la Carte: Sunday Morning Midot $300/year

              Sunday Hebrew $50/Each 6-week Session (4 sessions offered per year)

              Wednesday Electives $100/year

Home Shuling $100/year

Grades 6-7 JCA B'nai Mitzvah

B'nai Mitzvah Program: Sunday Morning Midot, Sunday Hebrew, Wednesday Electives, and JCAT Membership $575/year

Jewish Community of Amherst
742 Main Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Registration Process:

STEP 1) Fill out this form completely to register all of your students. 

If you are registering more than one student, after completing info for the first student, at the bottom of the registration form, click the prompt to register another student. 

STEP 2) Download an Emergency Information Form that needs to be completed and returned to the JCA office before your student(s) can attend school.

STEP 3) $200 payment for Kesher Family Programming per student is due immediately.
STEP 4) 50% of total tuition including Kesher fee is due by Sebtember 1, 2017. The final balance of tuition is due by December 1, 2017.

Questions about registration and balance due? Contact JCA Education Coordinator Shirah Neumann at shirah@j-c-a.org or at 413-256-0160 ext 202.

Questions about scholarship aid? Contact JCA Administrative Director Ann Wetherbee at admindir@j-c-a.org or at 413-256-0160 ext 207.

Questions about curriculum, personnel and specific student needs? 
Contact School Principal Keren Rhodes at kerenrhodes@j-c-a.org or call (413) 256-0160 x203

Emergency Contacts:
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Registration inquiries:
JCA Administrative Director
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413-256-0160 ext. 207

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Student Information: 


Special Considerations:

Please carefully read the following three questions and use this opportunity to provide important information for each student.

The questions cover the following areas:
  • food allergies
  • environmental and medical allergies
  • medical conditions
  • other information that you wish to provide, i.e., short-term or long-term challenges and needs your child may have that we should know about to make school a successful environment. Please note that if your student has a one-on-one at school, you must contact School Principal Keren Rhodes at kerenrhodes@j-c-a.org to discuss.

Please contact Administrative Director Ann Wetherbee at admindir@j-c-a.org or 413-256-0160 ext. 207 if you would like to discuss Scholarship Aid eligibility.

Release from Liability, Indemnification Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue:

In consideration for use of the facilities and program at JCA School, I COVENANT NOT TO SUE and agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS The Jewish Community of Amherst, its agents and employees from any and all causes of action, claims, demands, losses or costs of any nature whatsoever arising out of, or in any way relating to, my child's participation in The JCA School. I hereby certify that I have full knowledge of the nature and extent of risks inherent in The JCA School, and that I am voluntarily assuming all risks, whether known or unknown. I agree* that the JCA School may use photos taken of my student or family without names or other identifying information for school publicity, website, and for grant applications. Images will NOT be posted on Facebook. I further understand that the terms of this agreement are legally binding and I certify that I am signing this agreement after having carefully read and understood the same, of my own free will.
*To opt out of the photo release please ask for an opt out form in the JCA office.

I have read and accept these terms.
Field Trips and Excursions:

I authorize my child to leave the Jewish Community of Amherst for field trips with adequate supervision and advanced notice during the 2017-2018 school year.



JCA Kesher Membership


Scroll down to your student's grade for the 2017-18 school-year to select additional courses. An invoice for tuition fees will be sent to you later this summer. Select for only one student.

* Note regarding Hebrew Classes: If you select an option that includes Hebrew you will receive an email prompting you to select your sessions later in the summer.

Shalom Tots (JCA Member)
Shalom Tots (Non Member)
Sunday Morning Midot
Full Program: Sunday Midot, Sunday Hebrew, Wednesday Electives
A la Carte: Sunday Morning Midot
A la Carte: Sunday Hebrew
A la Carte: Wednesday Electives
Home Shuling
B'nai Mitzvah Program

Scholarship Fund

We try our very best to make school affordable for all families.  

I would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to the scholarship fund so that every child who wishes to attend JCA School will be able to join us!

Please indicate the amount of your contribution in the space provided. Any amount is greatly appreciated.

Note that your scholarship fund contribution will not be included in your school registration total, but will be kept separate for tax-reporting purposes.

If you are registering another student, please click the link below to add another registrant.