7th Grade

• The Art of Jewish Prayer::• From Slavery to::Redemption: The Exodus::Story::• The 613 Opportunities::for Connection::• Spoken Hebrew 1          

Option 9A

Bat Mitzvah: An Introduction to Jewish Adulthood Bar Mitzvah: An Introduction to Jewish Adulthood Parsha in Depth

Global Online Academy

Global Online Academy is renowned for offering courses that allow students to move beyond JLA’s already extensive offerings. Through Global Online Academy students can immerse themselves in areas of personal […]

Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins

JLA has established a relationship with John Hopkins University in order to offer our students advanced college level courses while in middle school. Admission to the program is highly selective, […]

Judaic Core

The Art of Jewish Prayer From Slavery to Redemption: The Exodus Story Talmud Bava Metzia: What’s Mine?

Judaic Elective

Ha-Ikarim: Principles of Faith Lessons from Shmuel: To King or Not to King The 613 Opportunities for Connection


Foundations in Drawing and Painting 6 Foundations in Drawing and Painting 7 and 8 Foundations in Ceramics and Sculpture 6 Foundations in Ceramics and Sculpture 7 and 8 Creative Movement […]


IOs App Design MIT-Google Video Game Design / eSports Programming JAVA FabLab Solutions


Forces, Motion, & Matter: Positive Energy (Honors or Advanced) Botany Basics Chemistry Lab Rats Adventures in Health, Science and Medicine JLA CSI Forensic Science


Math 7 Pre Algebra Intro to Algebra: Art of Problem Solving (AoPS)


Puritans to Presidents: American History

Morning Joe

A student-led seminar held each Friday morning that encourages students to participate in robust discussions focused on local and global news while teaching them to think critically about how information […]

Option 9

An optional 9th period at the end of the school day dedicated to additional learning choices that will provide students with the opportunity to pursue study in an area of […]

Service Entrepreneurship

Each Friday students will dedicate time towards growing their experience, skills and commitment to making an impact in their world. Through a blend of training, mentorship, and real-world involvement with […]

JLA Leadership Training

Weekly seminars, a speaker series, and experiential activities designed to teach students the skills necessary for effective ethical and transformational leadership.

Star Summit

Beginning in mid-August and running through the first week of September, the STAR Summit is a mandatory 3 week immersive educational experience designed to help 6th and 7th graders discover […]