Vision and mission

Beth Yeshurun Day School combines Jewish tradition with innovation to create an extraordinary dual program. Families join our school to be a part of a welcoming, nurturing community and families stay for the individualized instruction through small classes. Our administration’s open-door policy offers parents the support they need when they need it.

BYDS Vision Statement

Through an unparalleled integrated religious education Beth Yeshurun Day School will be the premier Jewish day school in Houston, TX.

  1. Students will develop their natural curiosity, problem solving skills, critical thinking, creativity & technology skills.
  2. The emotional well-being of our students will be nurtured to develop a strong sense of self, Jewish identity, and commitment to the BYDS Life Skills.
  3. Students will build a sense of compassion for the community we live in, embracing Jewish values, and the principles of Tikkun Olam.
  4. Leadership, faculty, and staff will demonstrate their commitment to professionalism and best practices.
  5. The leadership and board will ensure the financial health of BYDS through prioritizing the growth of our endowment and participation in the annual fund.

BYDS Mission Statement

The mission of Beth Yeshurun Day School is to foster confidence, leadership, a love of learning, and a sense of responsibility in students by honoring individual strengths in an environment dedicated to academic excellence, Jewish teachings, and the continuity of Jewish values.

Statement of Commitment to Israel

The creation of the State of Israel is one of the seminal events in Jewish history. Recognizing the significance of the State and its national institutions, we seek to instill in our students an attachment to the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare.

BYDS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

We believe that a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment is an integral part of Beth Yeshurun Day School. We recognize and value the experiences that diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic class, family structure, age, and ability within our school community contribute to a BYDS education. We create a school culture that embraces and celebrates differences.  BYDS admits families and employs faculty of any race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students and faculty at the school.