Frequently Asked Questions

Application forms for all programs and classes organized by the school for 2016 - 2017 school year are available here. Enrollment period will end on September 15, 2016. You may enroll in the school during the school year as well, however it is advisable to be during the enrollment period.
Students are allowed to take lunch to school. We have provided a special lunch break for them to accommodate for lunch.
All class activities are in compliance with the requirements and guidance provided by the Ministry of Education in Bulgaria. You may find more information about the curriculums for native speakers here.
If your student is 6 years old by the time he/she is enrolled in the school he/she will be placed in 1-st grade and taught the curriculum for 1-st grade. There are no pre-requirements in Bulgarian to enroll.
The school provided the textbooks and workbooks for 1-st to 5-th grades.
All the necessary information is stated in the application form which you will need to sign. There are no additional documents needed.
To enroll your student please fill in the corresponding application form which you may find on the school web site here.
All school classes are held on Sunday as follows:
– Pre-K group – from 9:30 am till 11:30 am.
– 1-st to 12-th grades – from 11:30 am till 2:30 pm.
– Bulgarian for adults – from 9:30 am till 11:30 am.
– Bulgarian for High School credit in the American Public Educational System – from 9:30 am. till 11:30 am.
School classes and activities take place on the following address:

Samuel and Althea Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way,
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Attendance tuition is annual and is listed for each class individually. You may find the corresponding tuition you or your student will be paying by reviewing the class you are interested in. Please follow the link to our programs here. You may pay your tuition:
- In full - for the entire school year.
- In multiple payments - quarterly or monthly
Yes, we do. The tuition is prorated according to the class the student is attending.

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