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Chicagoland Jewish High School

Chicagoland Jewish High School is a coeducational private Jewish school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Chicagoland Jewish High School says

Chicagoland Jewish High School (CJHS), located 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, is a private, full-day, co-educational high school for students in grades nine through twelve.

Curriculum

CJHS offers a college preparatory program that combines a rigorous general studies education with a comprehensive Jewish studies education. General and Judaic studies are valued equally at CJHS. General studies includes English, mathematics, history and social sciences, science, modern languages, the arts, and health and physical education. Subjects are generally taught at two levels: a College Preparatory level and an Honors or Advanced Placement level. Jewish studies include Bible, Jewish History, and Talmud. Small size classes and differentiated instruction help each student find his or her own voice, solve problems creatively, cultivate respect for individual differences, and develop a deep dedication to learning.

Mission Statement

Chicagoland Jewish High School creates a culture of academic excellence that inspires our children to think critically and achieve their full potential, while preparing them to live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (847) 324-3706
Email
  rlynch@cjhs.org

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Semester

  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP United States History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 168
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 45
10 51
11 37
12 35

Chicagoland Jewish High School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Chicagoland Jewish High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 96%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Asian 1%

Extracurriculars

  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Book Club
  • Business and Financial Awareness
  • Choir
  • Community Service
  • Debate
  • Engineering Club/ Engineering Society
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Fitness
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • General Sports
  • Jazz Band
  • Jewish Culture Club/ Jewish Student Association
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Team
  • Model UN
  • Philanthropy Society
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Technology Club
  • Television Station
  • Theater
  • Weight Lifting
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

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