Ottawa Jewish Schools Overview

With the passage of time, the growth of private schools has seen a steady upward trend, with their popularity having increased significantly over the past few years – given the fact that every family has specific values that they wish to impart to their children, a bevy of private schools offering specific types of education from particular perspectives have cropped up. Religious academies are especially popular, offering education from the perspective of a particular faith, and promising to inculcate certain values in children.

The Canadian capital of Ottawa and its surrounding area has a significant Jewish population, many of whom are keen on maintaining their cultural and religious values, and instilling these in their children. In addition to increasing their children’s faith, parents also want a good quality education for their children, which is where religious schools come in. For interested Jewish parents and guardians, there are a number of Jewish private schools in Ottawa.


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    Ganon Preschool

    The philosophy of this school is that children learn and practice valuable life lessons through play and cooperation. With friendly teachers who offer an environment like home, the Preschool is focused on instilling the love of learning in children, and also works on teaching them socialization skills.

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    Westboro Jewish Montessori Preschool

    Striving to educate children in a welcoming Jewish environment that focuses on creativity and values, the Westboro Jewish Montessori Preschool is an institute that focuses on teaching children through creative means like music, art, and rhythm.

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    Hillel Academy of Ottawa

    Ottawa's only community Jewish day school prides itself on being a distinctive and unique institution that offers the very best in education, both general and Judaic. In addition, the academy also focuses on teaching children about their Canadian culture and heritage.

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    Yitzhak Rabin High School

    Ottawa's only Jewish high-school, this institution strives to make learning fun and stimulating while producing students with well rounded abilities and personalities.

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    Torah Academy of Ottawa

    The Torah Academy of Ottawa is an elementary day school for Jewish children in Ottawa, Ontario.  The goal of this school is to produce self-motivated and well versed graduates who have strong Jewish values.

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    Rambam Day School

    This day school was founded with the mantra that each student should have their educational experience custom-made for them, in order to maximize their potential.

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    Ottawa Torah Institute (Boys and Girls Separate)

    With the goal to foster strong study habits and educational and religious awareness, this secular school was established specially for the Jewish youth.

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