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Jewish Academy of Orlando is a community where students receive academic excellence within a culture of Jewish values. Our teachers, parents and students are connected to each other and all become valuable assets of our Jewish Academy family.  All students have countless opportunities to learn, lead, speak and be heard, to make a difference, and to be important.  Read More

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JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO FIRST GRADERS ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD

Jewish Academy of Orlando second graders completed their annual space unit with the Sun, Moon, and Stars Space Show where each student demonstrated his or her knowledge of our solar system through music, song, and dance.The program included dialogue and songs about gravity, the moon and stars, planets, and the sun.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO PARTNERS WITH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM SCHOOLS FOR MULTIFAITH PROGRAM

Jewish Academy of Orlando fifth grade students partnered with with Muslim peers from Leadership Preparatory School and Christian peers from Geneva School in, “Trees for Peace,” a multifaith tree planting service held at Mead Gardens. The tree planting is the second of the schools’ 3-part Multifaith Education Program (MEP) that is now in its 16th year. The students meet at each school to learn about each other’s cultures and religions

*Updated* Save The Date for Junie B. Jones!

Save The Date! - May 23th, 7:00 pm The Jewish Academy of Orlando's production of Junie B. Jones the Musical at the Wayne Dencch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. Ticket sales begin in March.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO CREATES KINDNESS GARDEN

Jewish Academy of Orlando will break ground for its new Kindness Garden on Monday, January 21st, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The garden will be a segment of the campus playground. The project is part of a grant to incorporate fine arts in to the school’s Judaic Studies program.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO INCREASES RECESS by 125%

This year, Jewish Academy of Orlando extended recess for all grades to 45 minutes, which for some students is an increase of 125% from the 2017-18 school year. In addition to extended recess time, lunch for all grades was increased to 30 minutes, and a mid-morning break of 15 minutes was included in the daily schedule.

Jewish Academy of Orlando students score two and three grade levels ahead of their peers compared to national norms.

For the fourth straight year, on average, students at Jewish Academy of Orlando performed at least two grade levels ahead of their peers nationwide. Each April, Jewish Academy students take the Iowa Test of Basic Skills, a nationally standardized achievement test for K-12 students. The test allows schools to compare students’ scores to national norms in Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science.

Focus On: Jewish Academy of Orlando

Check out the Jewish Academy of Orlando in the Focus On section of the Winter 2017 issue of J Life! J Life is a quarterly magazine written for and about the Jewish community of Central Florida.

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