Since its founding in 2008, Magen David Academy (MDA) has grown from a small school of 150 students to a prestigious PK through 12th grade educational institution of more than 450 students and 120 staff members from 14 different countries.
Magen David Academy’s warm and welcoming school environment values engagement and participation and fosters individual growth in all aspects. Magen David Academy is the only International Orthodox Jewish School in the region, accredited by Cognia/AdvancEd and its affiliate SACS, with a proud, young history of academic excellence and community involvement. MDA is also accredited by the Panamanian Ministry of Education (MEDUCA).
As most international schools, MDA has a U.S. based curriculum; most of its teaching staff are part of the international learning community and the main instructional language used on campus is English.
In addition, MDA is an active member of the following associations:
MDA teachers enjoy the added benefit of experiencing, learning and participating in school-wide traditions and celebrations from both Jewish as well as Panamanian holidays and festivities.