Spanish 1 Spanish 2 Spanish 3

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 is presented in various media outlets.

August in Israel

Students will spend the first 3.5 weeks of school every year in Israel immersed in Judaic and Israel studies which will serve as a catalyst for student bonding with each other and with the State of Israel, while also allowing  for a greater focus on the school’s College Preparatory curriculum throughout the remainder of the […]

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 interest.

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, and develop a personal area of interest that encourages imagination, innovation and independence.

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 high school. Admission to the program is highly selective, and grades earned will be factored into the overall GPA.

JLA Leadership Training

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

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 meaningful causes, JLA students will be immersed in an environment that will encourage their ambitions to shape their world through the eventual creation of their […]

9th Grade

• The Art of Jewish Prayer::• God in Our World::• Talmud Kedushin: ::Sanctity of Life::• Spoken Hebrew 3          

English 2

The Faces of American Literature / Jewish Literature (Advanced) Screenplay Writing Novel Writing Print Journalism: Newspaper Broadcast Journalism Debate Yearbook


The Lost Generation and the Harlem Renaissance The American Dream: Promise or Illusion? The Quest for Belonging  / Literature of Ethics and Technology Coming of Age/ Graphic Novels


Our Trek Through Time: World History Human Geography Sociology Psychology History Of The Americas Modern Jewish History History Of The Middle East International Business Microeconomics


Algebra I Geometry Intermediate Algebra: Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) Statistics AoPS Competition Prep


Biomedicine Environmental Science Astronomy Geology  Genetics and Ancestry Microbiology Music and Math: Sound and Wave Physics

Science 2

Biology Chemistry Forensic Chemistry Zoology Marine Science Plant Science Anatomy and Physiology

Judaic Core

God in Our World Talmud Kedushin: Sanctity of Life Tzedakah and Chesed: Judaism’s approach to Charity, Kindness and Budgets


Coding Python/R and C++/MatLab Robotics 1


Digital Art and Design 2D Art 3D Art Digital Photography Music Production and Sound Design Digital Music Vocal Workshop Groove Workshop 4 Video Production Drama Jazz/Rock Band Modern Movement

Judaic Elective

The Art of Jewish Prayer Relationships in the Torah Lessons from Shmuel: The State of the Ancient Jewish State

Option 9A

What Comes Next? Mashiach & The World to Come The Sephardi Experience: Taste, Sounds, & Sights The Halachic Traveler The Israeli Arab Conflict

Option 9B

• Digital Music::• Yearbook US::• Espanol 2::• Introduction to Talmud::• Environmental Science: ::Sustainability::• Geology: Rock & Roll