Portrait of a Levine Graduate

Critical Thinker, Knowledgeable, Imaginative, and Independent
  • Deepens understanding by formulating questions and seeking knowledge
  • Considers different ideas and perspectives prior to reaching conclusions
  • Processes and synthesizes information taken from disparate sources
  • Practices innovative and design thinking approaches to problem-solving
  • Exercises creativity and imagination with boldness and independence
  • Is empowered with academic skills and knowledge that allow entry into high school of choice
  • Appreciates and pursues the value of lifelong learning
Passionate, Educated, and Engaged in Judaism
  • Welcomes wholeheartedly the rich diversity of Judaism
  • Reads, writes, speaks, prays, and converses in Hebrew
  • Is practiced in reading, interpreting, and gleaning personal meaning from Torah and a variety of traditional Jewish texts
  • Has an inspiring connection with Israel, understands the complexity of its history, and is knowledgeable about its people, its land, and its culture
  • Is committed to engaging in Jewish communal life
  • Possesses the skills to practice personal rituals and spiritual Judaism
Globalism and Diversity
  • Appreciates and respects the many facets of identity—gender, religious, ethnic, physical, socio-economic, orientation, and however people choose to self-identify
  • Genuinely cares for the protection and betterment of our natural world
  • Integrates the school’s ethical covenant into one’s daily life—justice, citizenship, holiness, respect, integrity, responsibility, and caring
  • Harnesses one’s curiosity, compassion, and openness when entering new environments, encountering new situations, and meeting new people
Leadership, Confidence, and Self-Awareness
  • Collaborates with fellow students to achieve common goals, solve academic problems, and resolve social conflicts
  • Experienced with speaking, performing, and leading before large audiences of peers, parents, teachers, and staff yearly at Levine
  • Has the awareness and courage to self-advocate while being respectful to different or opposing perspectives
  • Communicates effectively and confidently with teachers and adults
  • Has a healthy sense of responsibility for academic progress
Resilient, Persistent, and Organized
  • Strengthens thinking skills by taking on academic challenges
  • Utilizes a system of organization to manage one’s time and fulfill academic obligations
  • Maintains a positive sense of self in order to forge ahead following setbacks and failure
  • Will take risks or attempt a new approach in order to improve one’s skills or to achieve an elusive goal
  • Possesses strategies and knows how to seek help in coping with stress and peer pressures
Social Action and Tikkun Olam
  • Seeks opportunities, however big or small, to comfort or help others
  • Honors the value of community service and has experience servicing the less fortunate, the elderly, and those in need
  • Knows how to be an “upstander” because of the lessons learned from teachers, student advisors, and from values-centered programs
  • Is unafraid to take a stance against injustice and to advocate for what is just
  • Understands that acts of kindness can be a step toward making our world a better place
“Why Levine? Class of 2021: A Video Portrait” 

The 4 part video series highlights our recent Class of 2021 graduates. Click on the images to hear what our graduates had to say about their experiences at Ann & Nate Levine Academy.

What High Schools have Levine Academy graduates matriculated to over the past 5 years?

Academy High School/PISD
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts/DISD
Bridge Builder Academy
Dallas International School
The Episcopal School of Dallas
Greenhill School
Highland Park High School
Hillcrest High School IB Program/DISD
The Hockaday School
The International Baccalaureate Program at Plano East High School
J. J. Pearce High School/RISD
Parish Episcopal School
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Shelton School
Shepton High School/PISD
TAG (Magnet School for the Talented & Gifted)/DISD
Ursuline Academy of Dallas
The Visual Arts Magnet/RISD
Yavneh Academy of Dallas

What Colleges/Universities have Levine Academy graduates chosen to attend over the past 5 years?

Adelphi University
American University in Washington D.C.
Art Institute of Dallas/Film Editing
Austin College
Barnard College of Columbia University and the Albert A. List College of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Brandeis University
Butler University
Carnegie Mellon
The Citadel
College of Charleston
Cornell University
Grand Canyon University
IDC-Herzliya, Israel
Kansas University
Lynn University
Midreshet HaRova
Nativ-Hebrew University Jerusalem
New York University
Ohio State University
Pratt Institute
Rice University
St. Edward’s University
Stanford University
Stern College/Yeshiva University
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
Tulane University
University of Arizona
University of California-Los Angeles
University of Chicago
University of Denver Daniels School of Business
University of Kansas
University of Maryland
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Missouri
University of North Texas in Denton
University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas McCombs School of Business
University of Wisconsin
Washington University
Yale University