Judaic Core

Sibling Relationships: Bereshit Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Shabbat Talmud Berachot: The Source of Blessings

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, […]


IOs App Design MIT-Google Video Game Design / eSports Programming JAVA Nuts and Bolts Robotics


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 […]


• Self Discovery & Shakespeare


Power to the People: Civics Supply, Demand, and Amazon: Economics


Pre Algebra Algebra I Intro to Geometry: Art of Problem Solving (AoPS)


Life Science Biology Botany Basics Chemistry Lab Rats Adventures in Health, Science and Medicine JLA CSI Forensic Science

Judaic Elective

Heroines: From Sarah to Golda Anarchy & Authority: the Jewish Judges (Sefer Shoftim) Let’s Eat! The Keys to Keeping Kosher

Nesher Project

An hour of time each week devoted to project and inquiry based activities designed to encourage students to problem solve and think critically. During this period students will question, research, […]

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 […]

Star Summit America

Through Star Summit America, JLA hopes to give our 8th grade students a holistic, comprehensive view of American history that goes beyond the classroom. The trip will stop in Boston, […]

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.