Since 1992, more than 13,000
select high school students
from the United States, Canada,
Europe, the FSU, South America,
and South Africa have been
given the opportunity to fulfill
their dream of attending high
school in Israel through Elite
Academy/Naaleh, a unique three-
year scholarship program.
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Learning, Living and
Elite Academy / Naaleh High School Program
The Elite Academy/Naaleh High School program offers religious or non-religious boarding schools located
Coming of Age in Israel
academically-motivated Jewish students, spanning throughout Israel.
all levels of observance and academic interests from Jewish teens from around the
around the world, the opportunity to attend high At the start of the program in 10th grade, classes
are taught mainly in the students’ mother-tongue, world are able to attend high
school in Israel. Students who have successfully
completed ninth grade are accepted to the program with intensive Hebrew language studies leading to school in Israel with the Elite
based on academic achievement, emotional maturity, instruction in Hebrew for all subjects in 11th and Academy/Naaleh program. During
leadership capabilities, a desire to study in Israel and 12th grades. Upon successful completion of the
program students receive their Israeli matriculation these formative three years,
the ability to live away from family for an extended
period of time. certificate, recognized by top universities and colleges participants forge unbreakable
worldwide. bonds to the land and people of
This advanced program, run in conjunction with
Israel’s Ministry of Education, is highly subsidized During the program, Israel comes alive through Israel, significantly strengthen their
and includes: three-year high school tuition, room seminars, field trips and day-to-day interaction Jewish identity and receive a high
and board, monthly stipend, travel to and from with Israeli peers. A support network of teachers,
counselors and educational professionals are available school diploma recognized by top
Israel at the beginning and end of the program,
international calling card, as well as medical and basic at all times, and are in close contact with parents. universities and colleges.
dental insurance. Students can choose an optimal An Israeli host family provides a warm home-away-
learning environment from Elite Academy-affiliated from-home to round out this incredible educational
experience in Israel.