King David High School
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King David High School (KDHS) is a pluralistic, community, co-educational, Jewish high school in the Oakridge district of Vancouver. The school, initially known as Maimonides Secondary School, opened in September 1987 with nine students in grade 8.
In 2005, King David High School opened the doors to a new facility. The high school is located on the corner of Willow and 41st Avenue, in close proximity to the Vancouver Jewish Community Center.
KDHS is the largest Jewish High School west of Winnipeg. The unique feature of King David High School is its dynamic, integrated - general and Judaic studies - dual curriculum. Throughout its history KDHS has developed leaders and visionaries who now play important roles that support both local and global communities.
KDHS is committed to:
• Creating academic excellence – by providing a challenging integrated dual curriculum and extra-curricular activities that inspire lifelong learning and empower each student to achieve his or her full potential
• Imparting Jewish values – by instilling an enduring understanding of and love for Torah, the Jewish people, the community and Eretz Israel
• Developing effective leaders – by teaching and inspiring individuals to be giving of themselves, both to the Jewish community and to the greater society in which they live
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