Core Values

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  1. Torah is Life: MMA is based firmly on the best principles of Jewish education, in a way that reaches the inner soul of each child and brings out their unique light. We work to instill awe and love of Hashem and Torah as a way of life. Math, science, history, social studies, literature, reading, writing,and the arts are all taught through Torah.  The end result is happy, accomplished children who are refined on all fronts, grounded in Torah, highly educated, compassionate, solutions-oriented leaders who are passionate about making the world a better place.
  2. Academic Excellence through Creative Learning:Our students are our top priority, as opposed to test scores, archaic curriculums, or government budgets. At MMA, your children won’t spend long hours sitting in desks or blindly memorizing useless data.  Much of the time, they will be having so much fun that they won’t even realize they are doing any formal learning, yet the end result will trump every other educational method that exists.  We are on a mission to create a reality where Jewish education is the benchmark for the rest of the world.
  3. Life Skills are Critical:We are strongly committed to help our students learn and master the critically important, yet often underestimated life skills that are required to thrive in today’s environment.  Time-management, emotional-management, communication skills, leadership, goal-setting, home and self-management, nutrition, money-management, and long-term planning are just a few of the skills that our boys will strive to learn.
  4. Customized Education:Through careful observation, our teachers link each child to what they need to excel and guide them along their learning journey. The child thrives through the integration of mental, spiritual and physical energies. MMA children receive extensive individualized attention in addition to multi-age classrooms that bring a sense of belonging and community. Across their education, each child will have the opportunity to develop the life skills necessary to succeed in life as happy, centered, passionate, and responsible humans.
  5. Holistic Happiness:MMA is a way of life that nurtures the whole child, including physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness.This supports and encourages them to develop into their best possible selves. The awe-inspired spirit of each child preserves the best of Jewish values.  Children raised in this environment will grow to develop a love of learning and will in-turn continue on a lifelong journey of personal growth and development.
  6. Goodness and Kindness: Far more important than test scores, class ranking, or pedigree is the inherent trait of caring for another human being. What good does another Ivy League graduate or Torah scholar do this world if they to overlook the basic moral obligation of helping the person next to them? We aim to cultivate brilliant minds with resourceful hands andcaring hearts by infusing acts of goodness and kindness into everything we do. This is leadership that will shift an entire generation and change the world.
  7. School is FUN!MMA is keenly aware that children learn through play. Running, having fun, exercising, and burning energy are all critically important to a child’s overall well-being and ability to absorb new information.  At MMA, we foster a healthy balance of indoor and outdoor activities, group activities and individual learning, textbook and tactile education.  We sift every decision through the filter of the ultimate wellness of the child.
  8. We don’t “punish”:MMA is aware that all children will need corrective guidance and discipline at some point. We offer healthy boundaries and help each child find their way back onto the path while loving them and gently helping them to see the right choices.  Every child isgood and wants to dogood, given the right environment, nurturing, and feedback.  This isn’t always a fast process, and definitely requires patience, especially depending on the prior experience and environment of the individual child.  But it does provide the best overall outcome of a thriving child, given the right support and guidance from school and parents.
  9. True Health for a Lifetime: We follow the Rambam’s approach to wellness, which considers taking care of your body to be just as important of a mitzvah as putting on tefellin and davening!  Hence, all meals and snacks are provided in the annual tuition and consist of kosher, organic, plant-based foods.
  10. Green is Great: We pursue knowledge and practices that help us make more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions, both at school and home. As Jews, we want to work hard to help protect the environment and sustain Hashem’s resources for future generations.
  11. Teachers are Pricesless:Our teachers and staff are as important as our students. We insist on excellent pay, a fantastic environment, and fulfilling roles for our MMA leadership team.  Why would we offer anything less?  After all, we are entrusting the success of our children, the next generation of leaders, to this Team! At MMA, we are family and we all succeed together.