Mission statement/ School philosophy – Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, Teaneck, NJ

Ma’ayanot is a Yeshiva and College Preparatory High School for girls dedicated to the following objectives:
To foster the development of a Torah personality:

  • whose life decisions are guided by the values and traditions of a halakhically committed community
  • who strives to build a personal relationship with God through fulfillment of mitzvot, study and reflection
  • who is committed to acting with integrity, compassion and respect in her relationships with people
  • whose general conduct is informed by Ahavat Hashem and Yirat Shamayim.

To provide an academically stimulating and challenging program that:

  • promotes active, critical, and creative thought
  • fosters both the discipline and the joy of learning
  • sharpens the student ‘s ability to communicate articulately and effectively
  • encourages collaborative intellectual activity and respect for the opinions of others

To provide curricular and co-curricular programs that:

  • foster the development of a variety of student strengths and talents
  • encourage the development of leadership qualities, initiative and teamwork
  • develop the student ‘s proficiency in the use of technology and other resources

To foster in the student the development of:

  • self-awareness and self-esteem
  • a sense of responsibility for personal academic achievement
  • an appreciation for her ability to impact on her environment

To foster in the student an awareness of:

  • her membership in various communities including family, school, Jewish nation, the United States and the world at large
  • her obligations and commitments to these communities · the centrality of Eretz Yisrael and Medinat Yisrael in her life
  • the rich texture of the world around her

To attract teachers who:

  • possess superior academic credentials
  • demonstrate broad-based knowledge coupled with expertise in their specific disciplines
  • exhibit personal integrity and commitment to the philosophy of the school
  • employ effective pedagogic strategies to meet the individual needs of students
  • strive to grow professionally and share their expertise with their colleagues.