Kehillah Jewish High School

Tel: (650)213-9600
  • 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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses14 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 CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$42,900
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available - do not let the tuition deter you from applying.
Admissions DirectorMarily Lerner

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Ceramics, Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Drama, Hiking, Hiking Club, Israel Club, Photography, Rock/Jazz Band, S.T.A.N.D. (Darfur relief group), Speech & Debate, Speech & Debate Team, Stand-Up Improv, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Wildlife Club, Wildlife Rescue Club, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
Gay Student Alliance, Improvisational Comedy Troupe, Israel Activist Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Drama, Photography, Rock/Jazz Band

School Notes

  • Kehillah Jewish High School is an independent Jewish highschool that welcomes a diversity of students from both public and private schools. Located in the heart of SiliconValley, our Palo Alto location allows us to welcome students from as far north as Burlingame, as far south as MorganHill, and as far east as Fremont. Our campus offers state of-the-art physics, chemistry and biology labs, a laboratory for engineering arts, music and art studios, a "black-box" theatre, and an exceptional gym and athletic facility. 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.
  • 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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