Chicagoland Jewish High School

1095 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015-0600
     Tel: (847)470-6700
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 155 students
Chicagoland Jewish High School (CJHS) is a co-ed, college-preparatory high school committed to academic excellence and has served the Chicagoland Jewish community for 13 years.
Our mission is to create a culture of academic excellence that inspires our students to think critically and to achieve their full potential, while preparing them to live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world.
CJHS 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.
After graduating, students are well positioned to be successful in all of their future endeavors.
In response to Chicagoland Jewish High School’s excellent reputation, the school continues to thrive.
Today, CJHS welcomes 158 students from 24 different communities throughout the Chicagoland area and abroad.
Spots are still available for the 2014/15 school year!If you are a prospective family interested in learning more about Chicagoland Jewish High School, join us for Open House on November 2, 2014 at 1095 Lake Cook Road in Deerfield.
Please contact Riv Lynch, Director of Admissions, at rlynch@cjhs.org or 847.324.3706 for details.
For more information about CJHS, visit www.cjhs.org.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 155 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Chicagoland Jewish High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 83%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Literature, Physics, Spanish, US History, 
Average ACT score 29
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(conservative )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,900
Tuition Notes Generous Tuition Assistance packages offered. Request information by contacting school.
% on Financial Aid 47%
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,982
Acceptance Rate 91%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Riv Lynch
Admissions Associate Michele Agbodza

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ark Book Club, Ark Cafe, Broadcast Club, DECA, Engineering, Environmental Club, Gaavah, Gidwitz, IFYC, Jazz band, Literary Journal, Math Team, Multimedia Arts, Newspaper, Quarknet, Remote Control Club, STAND, Shabbaton, Spirit Club, Theater Club, Tikkun Olam Advocacy Education, Tikkun Olam Direct Service, Tikkun Olam Philanthropy, United States Politics Club, Va'ad Hastudentim, Va'ad Israel, Yearbook, debate, drama, interfaith youth council, math team, model UN, student government, studio art, vocal music, volunteer corps Ark Book Club, Ark Cafe, Broadcast Club, DECA, Engineering, Gaavah, Gidwitz, IFYC, Jazz band, Math Team, Newspaper, Quarknet, STAND, Shabbaton, Spirit Club, Theater Club, Va'ad Israel, Yearbook, debate, drama, math team, model UN, studio art, vocal music, Environmental Club,
Literary Journal,
Multimedia Arts,
Remote Control Club,
Tikkun Olam Advocacy Education,
Tikkun Olam Direct Service,
Tikkun Olam Philanthropy,
United States Politics Club,
Va'ad Hastudentim,
interfaith youth council,
student government,
volunteer corps,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Centerview Therapeutic School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Horizons Child Care & Early Education (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Horizons Child Care & Early Education (1 miles away)
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