Meyerland Jewish Schools See Enrollment Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic
At least two of Houston’s Jewish day schools are seeing an increase in enrollments during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a national study: the Shlenker School of Congregation Beth Israel in Meyerland and the Beth Yeshurun ââDay School.
According to a report from Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, there is a national trend of increasing enrollment in Jewish schools. According to the report, from fall 2019 to fall 2021, Jewish day schools and yeshivas – a Jewish educational institution that focuses on the study of traditional religious texts – reported a net increase in enrollment of 3, 7% across the country. Beth Yeshurun ââhas seen a 55% increase in enrollment over the past four years while the Shlenker School has seen an increase of about 10% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.