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Latin Patriarchate School

Principle: Father. Ibrahim Shomali 
Telephone: 02-2742624
Fax: 02-2764602
Web Page: www.lpj.org
Address: Manshieh St.,PO Box 3, Beit Jala

Founded in 1854 with only a single classroom, Beit Jala’s Latin Patriarch School was one of the first modern schools in all of Palestine, and the first of the now 13 Latin Patrarch Schools in the region. The school currently enrolls around 1,000 students in grades kindergarten through high school.


Evangelical Lutheran School Talitha Kumi

Principle: Dr. Ralph Lindman / Mr. Jihad Abu Amsha
Telephone: 02-2765571/2741247/5160
Fax: 02-2741847
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Website: http://www.talithakumi.org
Address: Talitha Kumi St.,PO Box 7, Beit Jala

Talitha Kumi School was established in Jerusalem in 1851 as a school for the Arab girls. It moved to the town of Beit Jala in 1950 and then to its current location in 1961. The school is a Palestinian Arab - German subsidiary of the Lutheran Church and is supported by “Bost Berlin Missionary” .

The school includes classes from kindergarten to grade 12. The graduates can sit for Palestinian Tawjihi with the possibility of obtaining a German Tawjihi certificate which is equivalent to the PalestinianTawjihi.
The students are from different backgrounds; some of whom is coming from a city a camp or a village, including Muslims and Christians, and almost equal percentage of males and females. The total number is about 900 students.


American Jerusalem School \Bethlehem

Principle: Mr. Ross Byars / Miss Grace Abu Mohor
Telephone: 02- 2765779/ 02-2742772 
Fax: 02- 2765779
Address: Al-Sahel St., Beit Jala

It was established by Mr. Ross Byars and Miss Grace Abu Mohor in the year of 1998 to help students with highly academic new technological education. This school started with only 45 students from Kindergarten to fifth grade. Currently, the school enrolls around 350 students in grades kindergarten through high school.


The Good Shepherd Swedish School

Principle: Miss Aida Abu Mohor
Telephone: 02- 2742204
Fax: 02- 2765898
Address: Bab Zqaq, Beit Jala

The new building which is located in the city of Beit Jala was founded in 1965. This school was known under the title “Al Asujieh” because its linkage to the Swedish Jerusalem Society and still is called in this way.

The school has passed through several educational stages. It was founded in 1925 and it was known under the name of “Al Watanieh Al Ahlieh" in Beir Zeit. The first funding came from some American Christian Societies. Then the Jerusalem Swedish Society fully sponsored the school and administered it with full recognition from the government of Jordan. 
The Good Shepherd Swedish School is a Secondary School for girls, from the Kindergarten to 12th Grade. In addition to English as a second language, the school also teaches the Spanish language as a third language.

The school is run by a local board headed by Bishop Doctor Munib Yunan and led by the principal Ms. Aida Abu Mohor. It enjoys a high quality of education.


Mor Aphrem, the Syrian School

Principle: Miss Amal Bahnam
Telephone: 02- 2751217
Fax: 02- 2751218
Address: Beit Jala, P.O. Box (52)
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The Syrian Orthodox School belonging to St. Mark's Syrian Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Jerusalem under the supervision of His Eminence Mor Sewerios Malki Murad, the Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem, Jordan and the Holy Land.
It was established in September, 2003 with only 15 students and two teachers. Currently, the school enrolls around 285 students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade, but the school aims at continuing the Secondary School by adding a new grade every year, by 2018 the school will celebrate its first Secondary Graduation.

Main Aim: creating a healthy educational setting based on the Holistic Approach for all Palestinian children regardless of their social or ethnic background as well as teaching the Aramic language and preserving the Aramic Heritage.

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