Reishit ראשית

In Reishit, there are a variety of students. They include children with Down Syndrome and autism, as well as children with emotional disabilities. There are also gifted children who have strong academic and artistic skills.

Every class in the school includes all types of children. This mix enables each and every student to feel a sense of belonging and equality within the community and school. Special students benefit from the educational resources and regular students benefit from the added value of the special education. This educational method increases interpersonal interaction between the different types of students in the classroom and teaches the children to accept each other as God created them.

Area, Neighborhood   Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim, Gush Etzion (Efrat & Gush Etzion - אפרת וגוש עציון )
Grade Levels   1-8
Religious Type   Mamlachti Dati/Torani ממ"ד / תורני
Gender   Coed, Separate
Special Needs   About 20% of the student body are children with special needs. They are mainstreamed into the regular classes. There is an assistant teacher to help these children in the classroom.
Telephone number   02-993-1043
Fax number   02-993-1502
Address   Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim
Website   Click here
Name of Principal   Yifaat Yagel
Name of Vice Principal   Efrat Gurgler
Name of Yoetzet/Yoetz   Noa Mandelbaum
Percentage of English speakers   25-30%
Established in   2007
Tuition   485 NIS per month
Number of students in the school    456
Number of students on average in a class   25
Special programs for Olim   Ulpan hours are provided according to the criteria of the Israeli Ministry of Education. Assistance is offered as needed to Olim children.
Updated   April 2014