The Israeli security cabinet's decision comes a day after plans for over 1,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank were announced.
Palestinian officials say the demolition of schools is part of a wider effort by Israel to remove facilities in the area so that people are forced to leave the West Bank.
UNESCO is to vote on a resolution brought by the Palestinians, declaring Hebron's Old City, including where Israeli settlers live, a protected zone.The resolution was fast-tracked on the basis that the site was under threat.
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