Manhattan Day School also goes by Yeshiva Ohr Torah.
Manhattan Day School harmoniously incorporates secular and Judaic studies into one curriculum for boys and girls. Its core philosophy is traditional and orthodox with the Torah at the center of Yeshiva training. The educational process is focused on five pillars of learning:
The spiritual disciplines instilled at Manhattan Day School include sound moral principles, observation of Torah and Mitzvot, charity and respect for others, and love for Eretz Yisrael and Medinat Yisrael.
The intellectual objectives of the Yeshiva include a striving for the highest development of the mind, inspire students to see learning as a positive, encourage communication between teacher and student, to help each student meet and exceed academic standards.
Emotional development includes building up of self esteem and the promotion of resilience and resourcefulness.
Socially, Manhattan Day School seeks to foster peer groups in a well-disciplined, orderly environment.
And the physical development curriculum involves an integral program of athletics and encouraging each student to pursue excellence in physical conditioning.
Extracurricular activities include a Limud Program, multimedia, science camp, and a summer program.
Manhattan Day School admits students into an early childhood program as well as elementary students grades 1 through 8. Parents are invited to join the Parents Council.