STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

Mission: Adat provides an enriching environment that empowers each student to excel academically, reinforces self-confidence, inspires leadership, and instills a love of learning, while fostering a strong sense of community. Our unique approach fuses innovation with tradition, linking robust general studies, arts, and athletic programs with the development of Jewish identity and values.
At Adat, we value in our 21st Century Elementary School

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  • Children who are motivated to learn
  • Teachers who are passionate about showing the way
  • Parents who support and inquire
  • Resources with depth and variety
  • New technologies that enhance learning
  • Administrators and educators who are concerned about each individual student
  • Judaic studies that link students to their past while preparing them for the future
  • Physical education, drama, music, dance, and art to enrich young bodies and minds

…so that every student can learn who they are as Jews and Americans, and learn how to think deeply.

Our school is successful because we value and appreciate every child’s uniqueness.
  • We establish a foundation through Jewish identity
  • We raise children who care for others and make the world a better place
  • We create learning experiences that are engaging and challenging
  • We continually develop a strong community
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  1. a person of integrity
  2. someone who is responsible, has a sense of right and wrong
  3. a person who cares about others
We work to foster
  • A sense of wonder
  • A love of learning
  • The impetus to achieve excellence
  • Open and compassionate communication
  • Social and emotional learning
  • A love of Israel and a commitment to the Jewish people
  • Critical inquiry
  • Personal accountability
  • Self-confident students who are ready to engage the world
  • Spiritual growth and faith
  • Creativity and curiosity
  • Integrity and respect for others
  • Commitment
Parents love us because
  • They have direct and regular communication with administrators
  • They receive support and guidance for the needs of their children
  • They trust that we recognize every student as an individual, and we understand that students have a wide range of learning styles, interests, and life experiences
  • Adat’s tiered model for student support strives to lessen and eliminate gaps in learning, as well as nurture talents and strengths. Our framework gives us the flexibility to offer both support and enrichment at the appropriate level as needed
  • We teach and guide with your child in mind
Adat students
  • Understand that an individual can change the world
  • Are prepared to go to middle school
  • Develop their passions
  • Know that THEY are important