Jewish Day Schools & Preschools

Our community is proud to support two Jewish day schools and two Jewish preschool programs:

Day Schools: 

Bornblum Solomon Schechter School
6641 Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
P: (901) 747-2665
F: (901) 747-4641

Bornblum Solomon Schechter School

Bornblum Solomon Schechter School is committed to our future. Bornblum Solomon Schechter School offers a full day program of General Studies and Jewish Studies for students in grades 1-8. Our mission is to provide our students with an integrated and innovative curriculum of the highest quality. Ours is a school for the entire Jewish community, drawing students from each of the Memphis congregations. Our Lower Grades program (grades 1-5) has built a reputation for excellence based on offering superior teaching and a challenging curriculum in a caring and nurturing learning environment. Our Upper Grades program (grades 6-8) is uniquely designed to meet the developmental and academic needs of young adolescents. We are especially proud of our facility, opened in January 1998.

Bornblum Solomon Schechter School is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school is a member of the Memphis Association of Independent Schools and the Solomon Schechter Day School Association. We are proud to have received the Solomon Schechter Gold Award from the United Synagogues of America as Best Day School with enrollment up to 250. Read more

Margolin Hebrew Academy/FYOS
390 South White Station Rd.
Memphis, TN 38117
P: (901) 682-2400
F: (901) 767-1871

Margolin Hebrew Academy/FYOS

Established in 1949, Margolin Hebrew Academy/Feinstone Yeshiva of the South is an Orthodox Jewish school. It is committed to academic excellence in Torah and general studies, the State of Israel and providing students a warm, safe and nurturing environment for learning. It offers students an education steeped in tradition and Torah values, while providing the most up to date general studies curriculum and technology available. The longevity of the school and the accomplishments of its students, past and present, are the true gauge of its success. MHA/FYOS is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); is a participating member of Torah U’mesorah (National Society for Hebrew Day Schools) and the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools. Read more



MJCC Early Childhood Center
6560 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38138
P: (901) 761-0810
F: (901) 767-4888 or  

We offer a superior academic experience and a warm, nurturing environment for children ages 12 months and walking through Kindergarten. (Beginning August 2015, our program will start at 9 weeks and continue through Junior Kindergarten.) We value the experiences of each individual child and differentiate accordingly. Our program is NAEYC accredited and we believe each child is a capable and competent learner who is full of potential. Students of all faiths enjoy our exceptional Judaics program as our students learn Jewish history, traditions, values, and Hebrew. Additionally, we have an incomparable Spanish program where students learn to speak, listen, and sing in Spanish! Read more


Barbara K. Lipman Early Learning Center 
1376 East Massey Road
Memphis, TN 38120
P: (901)937-2784
F; (901) 761-1448

Our mission is to provide for the social, emotional, and cognitive growth of the young child in a Judaic setting.
The Barbara K. Lipman Early Learning Center is a preschool fully accredited by NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, under its rigorous accreditation system.  Our ELC is licensed by the State of Tennessee and holds the highest rating of three stars with the Tennessee Department of Education. It is located on the campus of Temple Israel on 30+ wooded acres in East Memphis. Read more

We love the feeling of acceptance and kindness we have found in Jewish Memphis - there is so much to do and explore in this diverse city!


Jeff and Abbey Cowens