Mission & Core Values



Rochelle Zell Jewish High School creates a culture of academic excellence that inspires our students to think critically and achieve their full potential, while preparing them to live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world.

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School…
-Creates a culture of academic excellence that fosters critical thinking

-Inspires a reverence for and critical understanding of Torah

-Empowers students to find their own voice in a respectful community where every individual counts

-Integrates the wisdom of our heritage and values with the sciences, humanities and arts

-Cultivates a commitment to living Judaism in the modern world

-Builds responsible and involved citizens who are dedicated to Tikkun Olam

-Fosters a Love and Commitment to Israel



Statement of Support for Israel

The creation of the State of Israel is one of the seminal events in Jewish history. Recognizing the significance of the State and its national institutions, we seek to instill in our students an attachment to the State of Israel and its people as well as a sense of responsibility for their welfare.



Statement of Non-Discrimination

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School admits students of any race, color, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ethnic origin and grants them the rights, and offers them privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to all students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sexual identity, gender identity, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics or other school administered programs. Guidelines of the Conservative Movement are observed.

"I love RZ because of the atmosphere of intelligence, drive and laid-back humor. This atmosphere fosters a unique student-teacher dynamic, characterized by respect, high expectations and comradeship."

Joe K. '14

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