Accomplishments

We are very proud of our students and faculty when it comes to setting high standards for themselves and being internationally recognized for their achievements. Greenfield Hebrew Academy has set the standard for Jewish education in Atlanta. It is the oldest Jewish day school in Atlanta and the first Jewish day school in the country to be accredited by its regional accrediting association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and also by the Southern Association of Independent Schools. Exciting school honors include:

  • Exemplary School Award by the U.S. Department of Education
  • The National School of Excellence by the Council for American Private EducationBasketball Champions
  • The Jerusalem Prize for Exemplary Achievement in Zionist and Torah Education by the World Zionist Organization
  • First Place Regionally in the National Continental Math League two years in a row
  • Blue Ribbon School Award by the US Department of Education
  • "No Place For Hate" School recognized by the Anti-Defamation League

MATH

Georgia Math League Results February, 2012
GHA 7th grade -finished #22 out of 79 schools participating in GA
Karen Asher ranked #17 in the State.
GHA 8th grade - finished #25 out of 80 participating schools in GA

MathCounts Results -2011-12
Meira Robbins advanced to State Level

Math Olympiad - 2011-12
Meira Robbins scored in the top 10%
The following students scored in the top 50% of all the participant:  Meira Robbins, Mai Dori, Abby Stein, Ross Berlin, David Goldfarb, Dean Alkalay, Ethan Robinson, Zach Maslia, Zoe Aaron, Karen Asher, Linsey Cohen, Harry Haber, Daniel Shapiro, Ben Siegel, Matthew Sklar, and Jonathan Vainer.

SCIENCE

One GHA student placed first in the Fulton County Science Fair in her category and went on to the Georgia State Science and Engineering Fair.  Another student placed third in the same fair.

One GHA student placed second at the regional fair in the Math category.  Another student placed second in the Physics category.

WRITING
One GHA student won a $100 gift card from JIFLA for an essay he wrote on the topic, "Why is Giving a Hand Up Better Than a Hand Out."

STATE TECHNOLOGY FAIR

Our students consistently place at a high level at both the Regional and the State Technology Fair. In 2013, one GHA student placed first at State, three GHA students placed second at State, and five students placed third.

ACHIEVEMENTS
At least 50% of our current seventh graders have qualified for the Duke TIP Program and overall, about 60% of seventh and eighth graders have qualified for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Global Talent Search.

 

 

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