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We are Chicago’s only Modern Orthodox high school, committed to providing Jewish teenagers with a compass for life. We offer uncompromising commitment to excellence in Judaic and general studies, ensuring our students are ready for their future on campus, in careers and communities. We prepare students for careers in a rapidly changing 21st century, while providing them with a lifelong commitment to Torah and Jewish values.

No other high school in Chicago promotes the kind of connection to Israel students experience at the Academy. Our faculty is phenomenal, our clubs and sports teams are numerous, our commitment to chesed is boundless and our community is welcoming.

Choose the Academy to join the more than 4,000 young men and women whom we have guided to reach their individual potentials–becoming leaders in Jewish life, business, government, science and the arts.

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