The Annual Education Results Report for the 2018-2019 school year and the Three-Year Education Plan commencing September 1, 2019 for Congregation House of Jacob - Mikveh Israel were prepared under the direction of the Board in accordance with its responsibilities under the Private Schools Regulation and the Education Grants Regulation. This document was developed in the context of the provincial government’s business and fiscal plans. The Board has used the results reported in the document, to the best of its abilities, to develop the education plan and is committed to implementing the strategies contained within the plan to improve student learning and results.

The Board approved this combined Annual Education Results Report for the 2018/2019 school year and the Three Year Education Plan for 2019-2022 on December 3, 2019. 
Anna Lourie Kostousov
Halpern Akiva Academy Board of Directors

Audited Financial Statements 2017-2018 - Halpern Akiva Academy click here.

Three Year Plan and Annual Education Results Report

Mission Statement


The Vision of Halpern Akiva Academy is to provide an exceptional education to Jewish children, by instilling Torah values, academic excellence, passion for learning, love for community and respect for self and others.

The Mission of Halpern Akiva Academy is to welcome all Jewish families and to provide excellence in Secular, Hebrew & Judaic education while instilling a love of Judaism.
In order to fulfill this mission, we: 

  • Recognize the individual educational needs of each child, and provide strategies for them to learn to their full potential;
  • Investigate new methods of teaching to ensure the best methods of learning; 
  • Teach and model Torah values with sensitivity and respect towards individuals’ religious observances and philosophies;
  • Provide a meaningful Jewish education emphasizing knowledge, skills and values in order to strengthen Jewish identities, thereby encouraging children to make informed choices about their Jewish life;
  • Immerse the children in Hebrew language by ensuring that Hebrew is taught through Ivrit b'Ivrit;
  • Nurture the characteristics of “Menschlichkeit” to promote the development of a caring, sensitive and socially responsible Jew who will be a source of strength to our community;
  • Enrich learning skills, such as critical thinking, through Judaic learning;
  • Foster a lifelong love of learning that will motivate children throughout their lives, developing in each child a positive self-image and high self-esteem;
  • Provide a welcoming environment that is open to all Jewish families & foster a sense of community both within the school and the greater Calgary Jewish Community;
  • Instill in our students an attachment to the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare.