High Schools

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Bais Yaakov High School of Chicago *

Associated Talmud Torahs
5800 N. Kimball Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 267-1494
Fax: (773) 267-4798
Email: byhsc@juno.com
Web: http://www.att.org
Contact: Shulamis Keller, Principal

An Orthodox high school for girls.

Bnos Rabbeinu High School

6237 N. Whipple Street
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 965-7770
Fax: (224) 772-1688
Email: admin@bnosrabbeinu.com
Web: http://www.bnosrabbeinu.com
Contact: Tsyrl Turen

Chasidic education based on teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbei'im. The secular department follows guidelines of the State of Illinois Board of Education. For girls in grades nine-12.

CLaSS: Chicago Land Simcha Schools

6428 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (872) 225-7527
Email: chicagolandsimchaschools@gmail.com
Web: http://www.chicagolandsimchaschools.com
Contact: Dr. Martha Bockian

Torah-based center for interdependent learning. Encourages children to learn "al pi darko" in order to internalize rather than memorize. Volunteers welcome!

Dr. Irving A. and Ruth Hokin Keshet High School *

8233 Central Park Ave.
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (847) 205-0274
Fax: (847) 205-1530
Email: mremaly@keshet.org
Web: http://www.keshet.org
Contact: Dr. Melinda Remaly, Director of Education

High school program for developmentally disabled youth, grades nine-12, housed in the Ida Crown Jewish Academy.

Fasman Yeshiva High School *

7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Fax: (847) 745-0211
Email: fyhs@htc.edu
Web: http://www.htc.edu

Fully accredited, college preparatory, Orthodox Yeshiva high school program, for boys grades nine-12.

Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov High School *

Associated Talmud Torahs
3021 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 338-9222
Fax: (773) 338-2405
Email: office@hsby.org
Web: http://www.hsby.org
Contact: Tobie Teller, Principal

Four-year Orthodox high school for girls, accredited by North Central Association.

Ida Crown Jewish Academy *

Associated Talmud Torahs
8233 N. Central Park Ave.
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (773) 973-1450
Email: matanky@icja.org
Web: http://www.icja.org
Contact: Rabbi Leonard Matanky, Principal

State-accredited Orthodox Jewish co-educational high school, including Keshet classes for children with disabilities.

Lubavitch Girls High School *

Associated Talmud Torahs
6350 N. Whipple Street
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 743-7716
Fax: (773) 743-7735
Email: lghs@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://www.lghschicago.org
Contact: Esther Rochel Moscowitz, Principal

State-accredited Orthodox high school for girls, run in the Lubavitch tradition.

Melvin I. Eisenberg Institute for Judaic Studies MIE Torah High *

Associated Talmud Torahs and NCSY
3531 Madison Street
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: 847-677-6279, 773-973-2828
Fax: (773) 973-6666
Email: zeffrenl@ncsy.org
Web: http://www.midwest.ncsy.org/torah-high
Contact: Levi Zeffren

An extracurricular Jewish studies program for high school students across the greater Chicagoland area; providing meaningful and engaging Jewish learning experiences for teens, encouraging connection to the Jewish community, incorporating Jewish knowledge and values in students' daily lives, fostering identification with and support of Israel, strengthening positive Jewish identity, developing understanding and respect for the diversity of the Jewish community, and developing Jewish literacy. Joint program of the ATT and NCSY.

Naale Elite Academy

Free High School in Israel
1603 Orrington Avenue
Suite 600
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-275-6225, 708-462-2534
Fax: (224) 233-1317
Email: naale.cusa@gmail.com
Web: http://naale-elite-academy.com
Contact: Gidon Berman, Regional Manager

Free international Jewish education at one of eight select high schools in Israel. Secular, traditional, religious, and Haredi families choose the right school through Naale. Naale students become bilingual, get to know Israel well, prepare for university in the US or Israel, strengthen their Jewish identities, and make friends for life from around the world. 1900 students enjoy high level studies at our 28 schools, eight of which are for speakers of English. Free includes a flight to Israel, tuition, dorms on campus, kosher meals, 24/7 supervision and assistance, extracurricular activities on weekdays, health care, dental care, personal budgets, and five tours of Israel each year! Both three and four year programs are available. Integrated university and high school program for students gifted in math, science, and technology (four years only). Every year, more students and additional schools elect to join our program. Start learning better and for free. An opportunity of a lifetime!

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School *

Formerly Chicagoland Jewish High School
1095 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 470-6700
Fax: (847) 324-3701
Email: tigers@rzjhs.org
Web: http://www.rzjhs.org
Contact: Tony Frank, Head of School and Riv Lynch, Director of Admissions

Co-ed, college-preparatory high school committed to academic excellence and has served the Chicagoland Jewish community for 16 years. The mission of Chicagoland Jewish High School is to create a culture that inspires students to think critically and achieve their full potential, while preparing them to live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world. Offers a comprehensive education, which includes exceptional general and Jewish studies programs, supplemented by strong athletic and fine arts programs, and numerous extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities. Committed to making education affordable through tuition assistance.

Telshe Yeshiva Chicago *

3535 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 463-7738
Fax: (773) 463-2849
Email: sadler@telshe.edu
Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Adler, Administrative Director

Boys' four-year high school: general studies, Talmud, Bible, prophets, and Jewish law. Post-high school trains future rabbis, teachers, professionals, and laymen dedicated to study of Torah. Kollel for married men studying Torah.

Yeshivas Meor HaTorah of Chicago

3635 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 465-0419
Fax: (773) 465-0520
Web: http://www.ymhtchicago.org
Contact: Eliyahu Millen

Orthodox boys Yeshiva high school.

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