Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael
|Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael of Atlanta|
|1458 Holly Lane NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4008
|Religious affiliation(s)||Orthodox Judaism|
|Principal||Rabbi Shimon Wiggins|
|Head teacher||Rabbi Mayer Neuberger|
|Number of students||45|
|Student to teacher ratio||3.47|
|Language||English and Hebrew|
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael of Atlanta is a private, Orthodox Jewish high school located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. 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.
The school was established in 2002 with 9 students.
Ideology and curriculum
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.
The school is located in the Toco Hills neighborhood of Dekalb County, Georgia.
Student population is both local (Atlanta) and from other cities and countries.
- "30329 Zip Code Private Schools - Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael Of Atlanta". Retrieved 3 November 2011.
- "About Us". Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael information page. Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael. Retrieved 13 September 2012.