1851 – the first Jewish school was opened in Liepaja
– a Hebrew language school opened in Liepaja
1904 –
Jewish educational institutions in Liepaja:

    1. the 1st rank Jewish (State) government school
    2. two 2nd rank Jewish schools for girls
    3. one 2nd rank Jewish school for boys
    4. three 3rd rank Jewish schools for boys
    5. two 3rd rank Jewish schools for girls

1913 –  the Jewish Štern-Trotskaya Gymnasium for girls was opened

1918 – a Russian language Jewish school was opened (later teaching in German was replaced by the  Russian language)

1919 – an  Yiddish language school was opened, later joined the ZJSO (Zentrale Yidische Schul Organisazie).  By 1921 there were 388 students and in 1926, upon the 10th anniversary of the death of  Sholom Aleichem , with the permission of the local authorities, the school was named as the  “Sholom Aleichem’s Primary School”, was open until 1940. Subsequently, with support from the organization “Agudas Isroel” , an elementary school of the “Tora Vderekh Erez” community was opened at Helens Str. 17 with religious education in Hebrew.

1920: an Orphanage was opened with the help of t he American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (“the Joint”) and shortly afterwards a school of the “Tarbut” network was established.
1935: the Yeshiva “Beys Yosef” was opened

From 1929 to 1940: according to the archives, Liepāja offered the following Jewish educational and other institutions:

  1. The Liepāja Jewish Vocational School , at Wilhelmines Str. 35, where students were trained as mechanics, electricians, carpenters, woodworkers, etc. (30 students, 9 teachers)
  2. The Liepāja Jewish State Secondary School (a gymnasium type of business school), Kūrmājas prospekts 34 (135 students, 17 teachers)
  3. The Liepāja Teachers’ Council Jewish Primary School, at Jauna Dikja Str. 8 and Kūrmājas prospekts 3, a private secondary school / gymnasium (4 grades with teaching in Hebrew) (123 students, 24 teachers)
  4. The Liepāja Community No. 1 Jewish Primary School (with kindergarten) at Rožu Str. 10 (234 students, 10 teachers)
  5. The Liepaja Community No. 2 Jewish Primary School at Siena tirgus Str.12 (now Kuršu Str, 20) (principal Waldstein) (474 students, 23 teachers) and at Kungu Str, 21 (284 students, 16 teachers)
  6. The Liepāja Cultural Society Main School at Kūrmājas Prospekts 32 (grades 1-6) (124 students and 10 teachers)
  7. F.Gottlib Private kindergarten at Graudu Str. 49 (7 children and 1 kindergarten teacher)
  8. O. Rewid Private kindergarten at Vītolu Str. 35 providing elementary education classes (10 children and 2 kindergarten teachers)
  9.  Liepaja Jewish State Secondary School at Bāriņu Str. 12 (humanitarian education) (156 students, 17 teachers)
  10. Liepaja Jewish State Secondary School at Kūrmājas prospekts 13 (162 students, 15 teachers)
  11. Jewish Private Primary School at Graudu Str. 14 (157 students, 10 teachers)
  12. Kungu Str. 21- formerly the House of Prayer and today the Liepaja Jewish Community Center with its museum “Jews of Liepaja”
  13. Bāriņu Str. 12, formerly the Jewish State humanitarian secondary and primary schools
  14. Kūrmājas prospekts 13, formerly the Jewish elementary school and Jewish State secondary school (1937-1940)
  15. Kuršu Str. 20, formerly known as the “Waldshtein School” where education was provided in Hebrew
  16. Rožu Str. 8, formerly the Sholom Aleichem School where teaching was provided in Yiddish.