Elsa High School is a part of the Carmel School campus which offers Jewish and secular education to students from primary up to secondary levels. The school is an IB World School authorised for and currently offering the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for Grade 6 to 10 and the IB Diploma Programme (DP) for Grade 11 and 12.
Besides Elsa, the Carmel School campus also encompasses the Carmel Elementary campus and the Holly Rofé Early Learning Centre.
Elsa High School provides a rich and balanced curriculum which suits the needs of students and the demands of the 21st century. It sets high expectations for all students by offering a broad and challenging curriculum. The campus is located at Shau Kei Wan Road is Hong Kong island and is a walking distance away from Shau Kei Wan MTR station.
The school provides a unique programme integrating the best of international, religious and secular education; English, Hebrew, Mandarin, French and Spanish as languages of instruction; an international perspective rooted in Jewish ethos, philosophy and values; and a commitment to partnerships between staff, students, parents and the community.
The curriculum framework follows the fundamental concepts and objectives of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. The IB programme is internationally recognised for providing access to the best in tertiary opportunities around the world and creating lifelong learners who aim to make a difference.
The school boasts of excellent results in the examinations. Graduates are successfully studying in international schools across the world. Apart from academics, the school offers extensive co-curricular activities such as sports, arts and crafts, logic and programming and dance activities.
Classes are conducted by in-house and external teachers. The programmes are tailor-made to complement the IB Primary Years framework and Middle Years Programme. The school also offers several after school activities. It views these activities as an opportunity to bring together students, teachers and the community to undertake activities that encourage a lifelong love of learning.