Type of School
A non-profit independent Orthodox Jewish yeshiva high school for girls, grades 9-12.
Academic: To prepare young Jewish women for entry into the highest quality religious seminaries and colleges.
Philosophy: To develop a love and appreciation of G-d, Torah, the Jewish people, and the Land of Israel; to demonstrate the synergistic relationships between Science and Torah, professional success and ethical behavior, modern civilization and Jewish values.
Approximately 200 girls
48 Full and part time faculty
Western Association of Schools and Colleges - full accreditation through 2018. Reaccreditation awarded in November 2011.
The girls attend school from 7:45 AM until 4:20 PM (M-Th) and Friday until 12:45. Classes meet for blocks of either 70 or 50 minutes, rotated through an 8 day cycle.
Activities (partial list):
Students carry a full load of secular and Judaic course work.
English 9 Genre Study/Intro to Literature Criticism
English 10 British Literature
English 11 American Literature
11 AP Language and Composition
English 12 The Reader/Writer and Shakespeare
AP Literature and Composition
Creative Writing Elective
Hebrew 9-12; Honors 9-12
Geometry (Regular & Honors)
Algebra II (Regular & Honors)
Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry (Regular & Honors)
AP Calculus AB
Biology (Regular & Honors)
Chemistry (Regular & Honors)
Anatomy & Physiology
Global History & Geography
Modern European History
AP Modern European History
AP Classical Jewish History I
AP U.S. History
AP U.S Gov
AP Medieval Jewish History II
Introduction to Fine Arts
Ceramics and Sculpture
Advanced Fine Arts and Portfolio
Physical Education (2 years required)
Prophets/Scriptures 9 - 12
Jewish Philosophy 9 - 11
Intro to Torah Sh’Baal Peh 9 - 12
Beit Medrash Program
One hundred percent of all YULA Girls High School graduates go on to higher education. Typically, ninety percent of all YULA graduates enter a four year college or university; ten percent enter a local community college. For a list of seminaries, please check under Israel guidance.
YULA graduates have enrolled in or been offered admission to the following colleges or universities: