There are more than 5000 students in Zichron, 25
kindergartens, 6 primary schools, and four high schools. Our local schools
cater to a diverse student population in Zichron: offering options to children
from multiple backgrounds and affiliations ranging from secular, traditional,
modern orthodox, mixed orthodox and ultra orthodox. The Council views education
as its first priority, dedicating over 40% of the total budget towards the
Gan Chova (Kindergarten):
Kindergarten Trom Chova (mandatory) and Trom-Trom Chova
You can register for Gan Chova, Trom Chova and Trom-Trom
Chova online at www.zy1882.co.il. If you are new to Zichron and your name
isn't in the system, you may bring updated Teudot Zehut to the Gan Yeladim
department at the municipality along with a rental/purchase
Register at your assigned school according to zoning
guidelines, with Teudot Zehut and proof of address. Schools are open for
registration during regular school hours and on Tuesdays from 4-6pm during the
Tzaharon: (after school care)
- for preschool aged children, please register through the
Matnas at www.zamarin.org.il or phone them at 04-629-7004/5. Spots are only
guaranteed after a contact is signed and payment is arranged for the entire
- for school ages children, available at HaHoresh, Nili,
Hachita, and Yavetz schools: beginning immediately after school until 4:45pm
and on school vacations from 7:30am-4:30pm.
For more information, contact the schools directly:
HaHoresh (8 years of school): 04-6382276
Yavetz (religiously observant): 04-6399352
Keshet (“Democratic” School)
Signing up doesn’t guarantee that you will get your requested gan or first grade; school assignment is zoned based on address and you’ll get notification in June as to what gan or school your child is registered at. please register on time as that will guarantee a spot for your child in the system!
Requests to switch schools, requests to register outside
your zoning area and to register your child to a school outside of Zichron must
also be filed during this registration period; forms will be posted on the
municipal website during the registration period. To do this, you must file a
detailed written request for switching schools with all relevant supporting
documents during the registration period.
Gan Chova: (5 year olds)
Trom Chova: (4 year olds)
Trom Trom Chova: (3 year olds)
You can register for Gan Chova, Trom Chova and Trom-Trom Chova online at www.zy1882.co.il. If you are new to Zichron and your name isn't in the system, you may bring both parents’ (updated with a Zichron address) Teudot Zehut to the Gan Yeladim department at the municipality along with a rental/purchase contract.
Divorced parents must present a divorce agreement with
custody arrangements specified. Single parents must sign an affidavit.
First Grade: 6 year olds
If you are in the system, you may register online. If not,
you may register at your assigned school according to zoning guidelines, with 2
Teudot Zehut and proof of address. Divorced parents should bring their divorce
agreement that indicates where the children will be living. Schools are open
for registration during regular school hours and on Tuesdays from 4-6pm during
the registration period.
If you have a child with disabilities who needs to register
for school, you may do this up to two years in advance. Please come to the
Education Department to register so that they can notify the Education Ministry
and ensure that your child's classrooms are fully handicap accessible by the
time he or she begins school.
You can call the Education Department with questions at
Tzaharon (after school care):
Run by the Matnas, after school care runs from 14:00-17:00
and on most of the school vacations from 7:30-16:30. They serve a hot, bsari
meal and require a minimum of 15 children registered to open in any
Register on the Matnas website: https://www.zamarin.org.il/page.php?type=matClass&id=1577&bc=AC8&sh=3255
Translation by Pnina Salomon. Feel free to reach out
to her with questions or concerns about this process (and if you need an
english speaker) at 052-700-2935.