Kehillah Jewish High School

Tel: (650)213-9600
Grades: 9 - 12 | 135 students
KJHS is a college preparatory high school serving Jewish students grades 9 through 12.
Dual Jewish and general studies curriculum, honors, AP courses, after-school competitive sports, varied extra-curricular offerings.
State-of-the- art science labs, art and dance studios and black box theater.
Interactive "Smartboards" in every classroom.
Graduates have been accepted to every University of California campus and a large number of "ivy league" universities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
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 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
Advanced Courses Biology,  Calculus AB,  Chemistry,  Computer Programming,  Modern European History,  Music Theory and Composition,  Physics,  U.S. History, Language, Literature, Studio Arts  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,850
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Marily Lerner


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryGolfSoccer
Cross CountryGolf,


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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Palo Alto Prep (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Helios New School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is International School Of The Peninsula (2.2 miles away)
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