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: (847) 338-3214
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.

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: (773) 973-2828, (773) 706-6020
Fax: (773) 973-6666
Email: polsteiny@ncsy.org
Web: http://www.midwest.ncsy.org/torah-high
Contact: Rabbi Yehuda Polstein

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

10024 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 234
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (708) 462-2534, (847) 275-6225
Fax: (224) 233-1317
Email: naale.cusa@gmail.com
Web: http://www.elite-academy.org
Contact: Gidon Berman, Representative for the Central US

Free world-class high school at one of six select Jewish schools in Israel, three religious and three co-ed and pluralistic. The program starts in grade nine or 10. Students graduate with full Israeli matriculation, ready for college and life in the US or Israel. In its daughter program, Anières, students also complete the first year of an engineering degree at the Technion. Students study at a high level, become fluent in Hebrew, strengthen their Jewish identities, get to know Israel, and make friends for life from all over the world. The program is fully funded, with exception for a registration and acceptance fee at the beginning. Benefits include full board with kosher meals, ulpan, extra lessons, extracurricular and social activities, about five tours of Israel each year, comprehensive healthcare, 24/7 supervision and assistance, several budgets, and one or two flights. Options for host families and free college. Candidates get interviewed and tested in Skokie. Prior knowledge of Hebrew is not necessary.

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: cjhstigers@cjhs.org
Web: http://www.cjhs.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 15 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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