lsa's West Side Story will transport you to 1950s New York City where two young, idealistic lovers, Tony and Maria, find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.
Carmel School is a Jewish International School committed to academic excellence through fostering intellectual curiosity, self-directed learning and the individual development of each child.
Carmel is committed to teaching students about, and fostering a love for, Jewish values and traditions, and the Land and State of Israel, its language and culture.
Our personalised approach, with emphasis on growing caring, compassionate, global citizens, produces students who are independent thinkers and communicators and who will become leaders and contribute to the Jewish and wider world.
Ethos of the School
Carmel School is an independent Jewish Day School which follows Modern Orthodox principles and has a strong commitment to Zionism. Carmel places emphasis on adherence to traditional Judaism, as set out in the Shulchan Aruch (Code of Jewish Law).
In Jewish Studies, Carmel teaches Judaism as a way of life, encourages each child to take pride in his or her Jewish identity and seeks to develop individuals who are more knowledgeable and committed to the Jewish tradition.
In General Studies, Carmel is fully committed to achieving highest international educational standards measured against other leading international schools in Hong Kong and top private schools abroad, taught by experienced, qualified teachers in a manner which enables each student to realize his or her own potential.
Carmel is an independent organization, unaffiliated with any synagogue. The school was established to encourage the participation of all Jewish families in the Hong Kong Jewish Community. Each student is respected for his or her individuality and Jewish affiliation and Carmel strives to cultivate an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation, embracing all students.
The School’s philosophy is only to employ experienced, qualified teachers who have demonstrated excellence in their previous schools, and to ensure that they are supervised by experienced administrators who assure that teachers provide a creative, caring and challenging environment. Through a generous teacher/student ratio and curriculum delivery that caters for a range of learning styles, the School offers a supportive environment that develops students' confidence, imagination and skills, in both academic and social spheres.