Kehillah Jewish High School

Tel: (650)213-9600
Grades: 9-12 | 181 students
Kehillah Jewish High School is distinguished by an exceptional academic program and a supportive environment that pairs rich traditions with the best of the Silicon Valley mindset.
At Kehillah, students embark on a journey of self-discovery guided by a community of passionate educators.
They graduate with the knowledge, values, and community that enable them to create extraordinary futures.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 181 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Kehillah Jewish High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP French Language and Culture, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Design Studio, AP English Literature, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C: Electromagnetism, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $36,850
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director Marily Lerner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Ceramics, Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Drama, Gay Student Alliance, Hiking Club, Improvisational Comedy Troupe, Israel Activist Club, Photography, Rock/Jazz Band, S.T.A.N.D. (Darfur relief group), Speech & Debate Team, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Wildlife Rescue Club, Yearbook, Yearbook, Student Newspaper, Stand-Up Improv, Israel Club, Student Council, Speech & Debate, Hiking, Wildlife Club, Drama, Rock/Jazz Band, Ceramics, Photography, Art, Chamber Ensemble, Choir Art, Ceramics, Choir, Drama, Hiking Club, Photography, Rock/Jazz Band, Yearbook, Chamber Ensemble,
Gay Student Alliance,
Improvisational Comedy Troupe,
Israel Activist Club,
S.T.A.N.D. (Darfur relief group),
Speech & Debate Team,
Student Council,
Student Newspaper,
Wildlife Rescue Club,
Yearbook, Student Newspaper, Stand-Up Improv, Israel Club, Student Council, Speech & Debate, Hiking, Wildlife Club, Drama, Rock/Jazz Band, Ceramics, Photography, Art, Chamber Ensemble, Choir,

School Notes

  • World Class Academics Our faculty is distinguished by mastery in the subjects they teach, infusing their lessons with knowledge and passion. Over 95% hold advanced degrees, more than any other high school in the area. We provide a robust curriculum in the sciences, mathematics, the humanities, world languages, and visual and performing arts. Since our first graduating class, Kehillah students have been admitted to highly selective schools such as Brown, Columbia, Stanford, and Yale; to each of the campuses of the University of California; and to public universities, private liberal arts colleges, and art schools throughout the country. Supportive Community Community is how Kehillah helps students thrive in high school, college and life. Kehillah is a place where students come together to learn and succeed.
  • Community is how Kehillah helps students thrive in high school, college and life. Kehillah is a place where students come together to learn and succeed.Kehillah Jewish High School is distinguished by an exceptional academic program and a supportive environment that pairs rich traditions with the best of the Silicon Valley mindset. At Kehillah, students embark on a journey of self-discovery guided by a community of passionate educators. They graduate with the knowledge, values, and community that enable them to create extraordinary futures.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

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