Ein Gedi Middle-Senior High School
Six-year Ein Gedi Meddle-Senior High School is located along the shores of the Dead Sea at Kibbutz Ein Gedi. The student population of approximately 300 is comprised of students from the region, plus boarding school students from throughout Israel attracted by the wide variety of creative arts course offerings and unmatched location overlooking the Dead Sea and adjacent to the Ein Gedi Reserve. In addition, the student body includes Naala students (immigrant youth) from 9 countries.
The school places emphasis on learning to study and cultivates the independent learner in the arts, theater, music, radio and cinema. Ein Gedi also offers a a unique environmental studies, capitalizing on its setting on the edge of Judean Desert, more than 1,000 feet below sea level. There is also a learning center for middle school students and individual instruction for students with learning difficulties. Excellent development programs include enrichment and thinking circles, and science classes number about ten students with the aim of enabling each student to go deeper in their studies.
The kibbutz runs the boarding school on site and provides a “home away from home” environment for youth by providing them full use of the kibbutz community and its friendly members, offering arts and culture committee activities and access to all facilities within the grounds.