When you look at student demographics, it is clear that Rochelle Zell is serving the Chicago Jewish community in its entirety. Rochelle Zell families are affiliated with numerous synagogues and represent a wide range of Jewish observance. Diversity is also evident with respect to the communities in which our students live, the public and day schools they have attended and their learning abilities. As Rochelle Zell grows, the school will continue to reach out to the entire Jewish community and demonstrate that Rochelle Zell is a place where every Jewish student can find a home.

Rochelle Zell students hail from 22 communities…
• Aurora
• Buffalo Grove
• Chicago
• Deerfield
• Des Plaines
• Elgin
• Evanston
• Glencoe
• Glenview
• Hawthorn Woods
• Highland Park
• Lincolnshire
• Lincolnwood
• Long Grove
• Mundelein
• Northbrook
• Northfield
• Riverwoods
• Skokie
• Vernon Hills
• Wheeling
• Winnetka

Out of state:
• Arizona & South Carolina

Out of Country:
• Spain

…and attend 39 synagogues
• Adas Yehuda V’Shoshana
• Am Shalom
• Am Yisrael
• Anshe Emet Synagogue
• Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation
• BAY Shul
• Bene Shalom
• Beth Am
• Beth Judea
• Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah
• B’nai Shalom of Buffalo Grove
• Bnai Tikvah
• Central Avenue Synagogue-Chabad of Highland Park
• Chabad of Buffalo Grove
• Congregation Beth Am
• Congregation Beth Judea
• Congregation Beth Shalom
• Congregation Etz Chaim
• Congregation Or Torah
• Congregation Solel
• Congregation Yehuda Moshe
• Congregation Or Torah
• Darchei Noam of Glenbrook
• Evanston Orthodox Minyan
• Ezra Habonim, The Niles Township Jewish Congregation
• Kol Sasson Congregation
• Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation
• Moriah Congregation
• North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
• Northbrook Community Synagogue
• Northwest Suburban Chabad
• Sephardic Congregation
• Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue
• Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue
• Sukkat Shalom
• Temple Jeremiah
• West Suburban Temple Har Zion
• Yisraelink

Our students enter Rochelle Zell as freshman from day schools…
• Akiba Schechter
• Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
• Chicago Jewish Day School
• Hillel Torah
• Sager Solomon Schechter Day School
• Solomon Schechter Westchester (out of state)

…public and private schools
• Audubon Elementary School
• American School of Paris (out of state)
• Berkshire Middle School (out of state)
• Caruso Middle School
• Coral Springs Middle School (out of state)
• Countryside Montessori School
• Edgewood Middle School
• Hawthorne Scholastic Academy
• Hinsdale Middle School
• Lincoln Hall
• London Middle School
• Maple School
• Northbrook Junior High School
• Old Orchard Junior High School
• Quest Academy
• Safe Haven School
• Shepherd Middle School
• The British School of Chicago
• Twin Groves Middle School
• West Oak Middle School
• Wilmette Junior High School

…and transfer from
• Castle View High School (out of state)
• Deerfield High School
• Glenbrook North
• Glenbrook South
• Heathwood Hall Episcopal School (out of state)
• Highland Park High School
• Ida Crown Jewish Academy
• Metea Valley High School
• New Trier
• Stevenson High School

"Clearly, there are the lessons that are in our textbooks, like algebra, chemistry and Spanish. But at RZJHS, we also learned essential midot, or values, such as diligence and morality, that you can’t find in a textbook."

Akiva S., '17

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