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CJDS Graduates Have Choices

High School Acceptances

Our nine alumni classes have been accepted into the most prestigious private, Jewish and public high schools in the Chicagoland area and beyond:

  • Abraham Joshua Heschel School
  • Amundsen High School
  • Beacon Academy
  • The Calhoun School
  • Chicago Academy for the Arts
  • Evanston Township High School
  • Francis W. Parker School
  • Ida Crown Jewish Academy
  • Jones College Prep
  • Lane Technical College Prep High School, Alpha and Omega Programs
  • Latin School of Chicago
  • Lincoln Park High School, Double Honors, International Baccalaureate, Performing Arts, Visual Arts Programs
  • New Trier High School
  • Nicholas Senn High School, International Baccalaureate Programs
  • Niles North High School
  • Niles West High School
  • North Shore Country Day School
  • Northside College Prep High School
  • Ogden International School of Chicago, Baccalaureate Program
  • Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
  • Roycemore School
  • Rudolf Steiner School
  • Steinmetz College Prep
  • University of Chicago Laboratory School
  • Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center, Scholars Program
  • Walter Payton College Preparatory High School
  • Whitney M. Young Magnet High School
  • Wolcott College Prep

College Acceptances

The alumni classes of 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 have been accepted to the following colleges, universities, and programs:

  • Adelphi University
  • American University
  • Bard College, Human Rights
  • Barnard College
  • Beloit College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bucknell University
  • Carlton College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Colby College
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University
  • The Columbia-JTS Joint Program
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth University
  • DePaul University
  • Drew University
  • Elon University
  • Emory University
  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 
  • Gettysburg College
  • George Washington University
  • Hevruta at the Shalom Hartman Institute
  • Hofstra University
  • Illinois State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Indiana University, Kelley School of Business 
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kenyon College
  • Knox College
  • Kol Ami
  • Lawrence Tech University
  • Lehigh University
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • Macalester College
  • McGill University
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • Michigan State University
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Nativ College Leadership Program
  • The New School
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Oxford College at Emory University
  • Reed College
  • Rice University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sherut Leumi (Israel National Service)
  • Skidmore University
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Denver
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Illinois,  James Scholars Program
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan,
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wesleyan University
  • Yale University