Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael

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Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael of Atlanta
Location
1458 Holly Lane NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4008

United States
Information
Type Jewish private
Religious affiliation(s) Orthodox Judaism
Founded 2002
Status Open
CEEB code 110265
Principal Rabbi Shimon Wiggins
Head teacher Rabbi Mayer Neuberger
Grades 9-12
Age range 14-18
Number of students 45[1]
Student to teacher ratio 3.47[1]
Language English and Hebrew
Campus type Suburban
Website

Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael of Atlanta is a private, Orthodox Jewish high school located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.[2] It is both a traditional Yeshiva and a fully accredited college preparatory high school for boys in grades 9-12.

Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael offers a classical yeshiva education together with the possibility of a college preparatory general studies program. The Yeshiva consists of students from Atlanta, and once provided a dorm for a select number of students from outside of Atlanta, but no longer does. Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.[3]

History[edit]

The school was established in 2002 with 9 students.

Ideology and curriculum[edit]

The mission of Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael of Atlanta is to inspire and assist each student in his quest to:

  • Nurture a personal relationship with Hashem
  • Develop and refine his character
  • Immerse himself in serious Torah scholarship
  • Attain the knowledge and skills necessary to be an articulate and well read citizen, prepared for higher education and the professional careers that follow.

The school offers a dual curriculum of a classical yeshiva education together with a fully accredited college preparatory general studies program.

Location[edit]

The school is located in the Toco Hills neighborhood of Dekalb County, Georgia.

Student body[edit]

Student population is both local (Atlanta) and from other cities and countries.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "30329 Zip Code Private Schools - Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael Of Atlanta". Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/ga/private/3977
  3. ^ "About Us". Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael information page. Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°49′25″N 84°19′32″W / 33.82371°N 84.32561°W / 33.82371; -84.32561