Hebrew Academy Of Cleveland An Education For Life

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The Academy Today

The Academy Today

Today, Beis Chinuch Horav Dessler, the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in Torah chinuch and as one of the nation’s premier Jewish communal day schools.  Chartered by the State of Ohio, the Academy provides an intensive Judaic and General Studies curriculum from early childhood through high school to over 1,350 students. To date, the Academy has educated and inspired over 7,000 students. Its graduates have assumed leadership positions – in virtually all walks of life – in communities across the globe.

National Recognition

The Academy is a nationally acclaimed educational institution and was recognized by Torah Umesorah/ National Society for Hebrew Day Schools in 1987 and by the Jewish Community Federation with the Charles Eiseman Award in 1992. The Academy is the recipient of the following awards or recognition:

  • “One of the nation’s most noteworthy practices in Jewish day school education” Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE)
  • State of Ohio’s Stellar Award
  • State of Ohio’s Asset Builder Award
  • Guardian of Torah Award, Jewish Learning Connection
  • Star Award, State of Ohio’s Step Up to Quality Program (ongoing)
  • Day School Excellence Awards, Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE)