The vision of San Diego Jewish Academy is to be recognized for the development of leaders in academic, Jewish, and community endeavors, in technology, athletics, and the arts. Our school program encourages each student to find joy and meaning through his/her lifelong pursuit of learning and growth. Our graduates will be builders of vibrant and inclusive communities based on Jewish texts and teachings.
A pluralistic preschool –12th grade school serving the Jewish community, our mission is to further Academic Excellence, Social Responsibility, and Active Jewish Living.
- Inspire our students to embrace creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking in their learning
- Instill in our students a deep understanding and respect for the values and insights of Jewish tradition and a love of Israel that will lead them to live lives of Jewish meaning
- Prepare our graduates to be leaders of integrity, social responsibility, and architects of change
Torah – Study, in the broadest sense of the word, that reflects Jewish values, history, and beliefs which are considered the foundation of all learning
Avodah – Prayer and other ritual mitzvot which connects us with our own spirituality and God
Gemilut Hasadim/Tzedakah – Acts of kindness and righteousness towards our fellow human beings and supporting those in need
Klal Yisrael – Connectedness to one another, our family and the Jewish people Israel
Ahavat Adonai – Love of God
Israel – The strong belief that Israel is both a homeland and State for the Jewish people