The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Torah Centre
Welcome to
Halpern Akiva Academy

We are a Preschool to Grade 9 Jewish Community Day School located in Calgary, Alberta. For the past 39 years, we have been committed to providing an integrated traditional Jewish and an excellent general education program to students from a variety of backgrounds.

The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Torah Centre

Welcome to
Halpern Akiva Academy

We are a Preschool to Grade 9 Jewish Community Day School located in Calgary, Alberta. For the past 39 years, we have been committed to providing an integrated traditional Jewish and an excellent general education program to students from a variety of backgrounds.

Our Vision


Our vision is to provide an exceptional education to Jewish children, by instilling Torah values, passion for learning, love for community and respect for self and others.

Our Strength


Our unique strengths include an inclusive and supportive school environment, small student-to-teacher ratios, Bright Minds math curriculum, Montessori-inspired childcare, immersive Hebrew language program and a meaningful Jewish education.

Our Mission


Our mission is to welcome all Jewish families and to provide excellence in General, Hebrew and Judaic education while instilling a love of Judaism.

Our School's News

A Message From Rabbi Greenwald

Our Staff

Mrs.  Hanah Pigeau
Admin Assistant

Rabbi  Chaim Greenwald
Head of School

Mr. Caitlyn Cameron
Principal

Mrs. Kizhakke Vendekkan
Daycare Director

Rabbi Chaim Greenwald
Director of Judaic Studies

Mrs. Caitlyn Cameron
Principal

Mrs. Kizhakke Vendekkan
Daycare Director

Mrs.  Hanah Pigeau
Admin Assistant

Our Academics

Our School Life

We truly believe in the idea of "Am Echad, Lev Echad" and consider our students, staff, parents and supporters our Akiva Family. When you enter the school, you immediately feel you are part of something special, with everyone looking out for one another.

Our Daycare

Our mission is to provide parents and guardians with safe, accommodating, developmentally appropriate and high quality child care. Our focus is to provide a stimulating child care and education experience which promotes each child’s holistic development.

Our top priority is the safety of our students. We have security measures in place including surveillance cameras, extra lighting, controlled entry, and other measures recommended by Calgary Police and CIJA.