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As a catalyst for the next generation of Jewish leadership, the Academy provides the finest educational opportunities that groom graduates for admission into prestigious colleges and prominent positions in the Jewish and secular worlds. The American Hebrew Academy has surpassed expectations of students and parents with classroom, athletic, and residential facilities that are second to none. Located on 100 scenic lakefront acres in Greensboro, North Carolina, with a mission to educate future leaders and enrich Jewish identity, the American Hebrew Academy is the only Jewish, college prep, boarding school in the world - a concept that is absolutely unique in Jewish circles. Offering a state-of-the-art environment that fosters academic achievement and strengthens Jewish knowledge, the Academy is home to academically adventurous students in grades 9 – 12 from 26 countries and across the United States. Its dual curriculum presents a rigorous academic environment designed for students to reach their full potential. At the American Hebrew Academy, high school means so much more!
Faculty hail from around the globe helping students excel in a scholastic program that includes Advanced Placement, college level and Jewish Studies courses. In addition to the dual course of study, experiential learning plays a major component for students. With class trips around the United States and an 11th grade trip to Israel which lasts for 10 weeks, students are thrust into an “organic” learning environment. “Our students learn 24 hours a day” says Academy Executive Director Glenn Drew. “Teachers serve as mentors, coaches and friends so whether a student is in the classroom, in the pool, or at the lunch table, our learning environment is constant and dynamic.”
A complete learning environment is best seen in the classrooms of the Academy which are ideal, nurturing intellectual curiosity Each student receives a tablet computer, the “Learning Tables” accommodate no more than 12 students and interactive SMART Boards allow students and teachers to engage in a multi-dimensional atmosphere that enhances learning at every stage.
The 88,000 square foot Aquatics Center and Sports Complex provide a holistic educational experience reflective of a strong commitment to lifelong wellness. An internationally recognized coaching staff motivate student athletes to reach for the gold, inside the classrooms and on the fields. Study of the Arts is a necessary component of every student’s education and over 30 arts electives are offered each year.
At the Academy, values and leadership skills are enriched by the culture, customs and history of the Jewish people. Academy students graduate thoroughly prepared for college and ready to make a meaningful impact in the world.
Do you know an outstanding young person who would benefit from this one of a kind environment? Please call the American Hebrew Academy at 336/217.7070 or e-mail info@AmericanHebrewAcademy.org
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