Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School - Lower School & Administrati 1901 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD20852 The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has been at its current location since 1977, and subsequent Jewish facilities…More have since formed around it. The Lower School accommodates students from pre-k age until 8th grade. The course curriculum consists of academics, the arts, community service, and Jewish life. Everything becomes integrated; for example, science projects reinforce art lessons and guest musicians work with children on Torah. Additionally, blood drives, fundraising, toys for underprivileged children, and other tzedakah (good deeds) projects become part of the everyday CESJDS experience. The students at the CESJDS lower school are developing the building blocks for their later education, one that connects their value system to academics through experiential learning.