Kehillah Jewish High School

Tel: (650)213-9600
Grades: 9-12 | 217 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.
Kehillah welcomes students of all backgrounds. Kehillah does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admissions policies.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western 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 217 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Kehillah Jewish High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 14 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. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $36,850
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director Marily Lerner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

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

  • Kehillah Jewish High School is an independent Jewish high school that welcomes a diversity of students from both public and private schools. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, our Palo Alto location allows us to welcome students from as far north as Burlingame, as far south as Morgan Hill, and as far east as Fremont. Our campus, offers stateoftheart physics, chemistry and biology labs, a laboratory for engineering arts, music and art studios, a community "blackbox" theatre, and an exceptional gym and athletic facility. Over the past three years, our student body has expanded by almost 40%, our professional team has grown by more than 60%, and, just this summer, we completed an ambitious renovation project on our campus, which will greatly enhance the student experience and allow us to expand the quality and variety of our programs. Average classroom size is 15 students. Kehillah is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and by the California Association of Independent Schools. 
  • 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.
  • Kehillah welcomes students of all backgrounds. Kehillah does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admissions policies.
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