Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,000
  • Acceptance rate: 91%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
189 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Generous Tuition Assistance packages offered. Request information by contacting school. We are dedicated to make it affordable for all families.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Riv Lynch
Admissions Associate
Tammy Brody


Total Sports Offered
10 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
44 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
A Cappella, Ark Book Club, Ark Cafe, Ark in the Park, Art Club, Chesed Club, Chess Club, Comic Book Club, DEAP (Va'ad Tikkun Olam), DECA, Engineering, Environmental Club, Feminism Club, Film Club, Gaavah, Gidwitz, Holla for Challah, IFYC, Interfaith Youth Corps (IFYC), Literary Society, Math Team, Music Club, NaNo Writing Club, Quarknet, Remote Control Club, Robotics Club, Shabbaton, Spikeball club, Spirit Club, STAND, Student Ambassadors, Tikkun Olam Advocacy Education, Tikkun Olam Direct Service, Tikkun Olam Philanthropy, Tisch Club, United States Politics Club, Va'ad Hastudentim, Va'ad Israel, Va'ad Shabbatonim, Va'ad Studentim, Va'ad Tefillah, Yoga/Meditation

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance, Studio Art/Advanced Studio Art

School Notes

  • The school`s philosophy is to nurture the whole student -- academically, spiritually, physically and socially. The school offers students an exceptional college preparatory curriculum that includes honors and AP classes in all subject areas as well as an intensive, integrated and comprehensive Jewish studies curriculum. The dual curriculum is supplemented by strong athletic and fine arts programs and numerous extracurricular, social and leadership opportunities. 
  • Rochelle Zell Jewish High School is committed to an intellectual and religious environment in which questions, critical thinking, experiences, and relationships are nourished and fostered throughout Jewish and secular general studies.
  • The fullness of Jewish life and learning are embraced, and Jews from across the denominational spectrum are welcomed. Teachers at Rochelle Zell come to know their students as multi-dimensional human beings.
  • The close and meaningful relationships that form between them contribute to students` confidence in their ability to advocate for themselves and for others, in college and beyond. 
  • Rochelle Zell students are bright and articulate young men and women who have enrolled at the nation`s leading colleges and universities. They are well-rounded and confident and possess a strong sense of values and a commitment to making the world a better place.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 189 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,000
  • Acceptance rate: 91%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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