Portland Jewish Academy is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community as well as the global community.


Portland Jewish Academy students receive a well-rounded education, which helps them develop into children with character who become tomorrow’s leaders. Our rigorous academic programs foster a love of learning by focusing on both critical thinking and creativity. Each subject, lesson, experiment and field trip is treated as one part of an equation that creates a child who is curious about the world and brave enough to explore it.

Spotlights on Programs at PJA

6th Grade Jewish Studies

Last week, 6th grade students were introduced to the TaNaKh - the compilation of Torah (also known as the Five Books of Moses),

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Climate Change Summit

Using a design thinking framework to facilitate the event, the students and "experts" were assigned to workgroups that each focused on a different area of possible climate change impact...

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Early Childhood Art Studio

The Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kindergarteners have been creating beautiful art all year in Morah Sandi's early childhood art studio

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