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We are now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year! Please click our admissions tab or the “inquire now” button below.

Welcome to the site of the Jerusalem American International School (JAIS), serving students from preschool (age 3) through grade 8. JAIS is a branch of the Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel (located in Even Yehuda – www.wbais.net). Both schools are accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (MSA).

We welcome all inquiries and strongly encourage on-site visits and informational interviews. Please contact the head of school to schedule your visit by emailing principal@jerusalemais.org today.


JAIS has high academic standards and offers students a challenging program from preschool through high school, culminating with an accredited American high school diploma.  Read more…



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JAIS is known for its family environment and vibrant learning community. Fostering creativity in student-centered classrooms is one of our greatest strengths.


JAIS has students from over 40 countries around the world.  Our community highly values its ability to learn and be exposed to languages, cultures and religions from all over.
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