Sinai Akiba Academy

10400 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024-0900
     Tel: (310)475-6401
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 855 students
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The Sinai Akiba Academy of today is built on the bedrock of our nearly five successful decades as a warm, challenging school that nurtures Jewish hearts and minds.
We’re constantly evolving to offer the most ambitious, intellectual and spirit-rich Jewish environment in which to grow critical thinkers and future leaders. With engaging teaching approaches—including the Responsive Classroom method, immersive Hebrew, reading and writing workshops, Investigations in Numbers, Data and Space math curriculum and inquiry-based science—plus stunning art, music and physical education facilities, Sinai Akiba nurtures passionate learners who will light the future for generations to come.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Support Program and Gifted Program available
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 855 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Sinai Akiba Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 129 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 48%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17 / rolling
Admissions Director Lisa Zide
Admissions Associate Yochanan Kabaker

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Dance, Robotics, Tinkering, art, chamber ensemble, drama, league sports, newspaper, orchestra, yearbook, student council, glee club, scrapbooking,newsteam, robotics, spanish, fashion design, chess Choir, Dance, Robotics, Tinkering, art, drama, league sports, newspaper, orchestra, chamber ensemble,
yearbook, student council, glee club, scrapbooking,newsteam, robotics, spanish, fashion design, chess,

School Notes:

We believe that children who are empowered to fail will take the risks that change the world. We believe in nourishing students’ hearts, minds and souls. We believe that learning should be joyful. We believe in introducing students to a lifetime of personal growth, sensitivity, responsibility and intellectual inquiry shaped by Jewish practices and thought. We believe that tikkun olam and ruach are central to education. We believe in a rich and rigorous integrated curriculum.

Let’s get something out of the way right now: you are holding thousands of individual moments of wonder distilled into a couple paragraphs. It’s good and true and interesting and exciting, but NOTHING is more important than visiting a school you’re considering for your child. Nothing will tell you more than being inside its classrooms. So if you haven’t visited our dynamic West L.A. campus yet, we invite you to join us for a Take-A-Look Thursday tour (8:30 a.m. each Thursday school is in session) or schedule a private tour. We want you to experience the joy and wonder of our school first-hand.

Because we’re Jewish day school reimagined for families like yours.
 

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

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