Type of School
A non-profit independent Orthodox Jewish yeshiva high school for boys, grades 9-12 with a dual curriculum of both general and Judaic studies.
To prepare young Jewish men for entry into the highest quality colleges and religious seminaries (yeshivot).
To develop a love and appreciation of G-d, Torah, the Jewish people, and the Land of Israel; to demonstrate the synergistic relationships between Science and Torah, professional success and ethical behavior, modern civilization and Jewish Values.
During the 2012-2013 academic year, 217 boys are attending YULA boys.
46 Full and part time faculty all of whom hold a B.A. and/or B.S. degree
In May 2012, YULA was awarded a six year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. This is the highest level of accreditation awarded by WASC and is an indication of the school's strength and impressive educational program.
The boys attend school from 7:30 A.M. until 5:15 P.M. (M-Th) (Fri until 1:40 P.M.). Classes are on a block schedule.
Students carry a full load of secular and Judaic course work.
Special programs (partial list):
English (4 year required – all courses literature based and emphasize composition skills)
English 9 Genre Study/Intro to Literary Criticism
English 10 or 10H British Literature
English 11 English Literature and Composition
AP 11 Language and Composition
English 12 English Language and Composition
English 12 AP English Language and Composition
Hebrew Language (3 years required – assumes several years pre-requisite course work)
Hebrew 9-12: Honors 12
Spanish I & II
Introduction to Fine Art
Mathematics (3 years required)
AP Calculus A/B
Science (3 years required)
IPS./Bio-Intro to Physical Science & Biology 9
Biology, Biology Honors 10
Chemistry; Chemistry Honors 11
Environmental Science 11
AP Biology 12
Social Studies (4 years required))
Global History and Geography I 9
Global History and Geography II 10
AP Modern European History 10
U.S. History, AP U.S. History 11
U.S. Government, Honors U.S. Government 12
History of Modern State of Israel 12
Physical Education (2 years required)
(All subjects use original Hebrew or Aramaic texts. AE or Honor sections offered in some courses.)
Biblical literature 9-12
Jewish Philosophy / Ethics 9-12
Advanced Gemara Track: an intensive program emphasizing Talmudic literature (9-12 Honors)
One hundred percent of all YULA Boys High School graduates go on to higher education. Typically, ninety percent of all YULA graduates enter a four year college or university; ten percent enter a local community college. YULA graduates have enrolled in or been offered admission to the following colleges or universities:
Fall: Cross Country
Winter: JV Basketball, Varsity Basketball, Soccer
Spring: Track and Field, Baseball, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf
In addition to acceptance at secular universities, YULA graduates also attend post secondary schools of Jewish learning such as:
Beit Midrash L’Torah