Curriculum Overview

Students at YULA Girls High School participate in a rigorous dual curriculum incorporating college preparatory courses and Judaic Studies courses focusing on Jewish law, ethics, Bible, and philosophy. Our Judaic Studies curriculum is academic in nature and is incorporated when calculating the academic GPA. Our 9th and 10th grade students are required to take 10 academic courses, our 11th grade students are required to take 9 academic courses, and our 12th grade students are required to take at least 8 academic courses each semester in addition to attending prayer services twice daily.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
 General Studies 5 Courses:

  • Math
  • Science
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Hebrew Language
5 Courses:

  • Math
  • Science
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Hebrew Language
 5 Courses:

  • Math
  • Science
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Hebrew Language
  3 Courses:

  • Math
  • English
  • Social Studies
 Judaic Studies 4 Courses:

  • Chumash
  • Nach
  • Halacha / Machshava
  • Classical Jewish History and Talmud
4 Courses:

  • Chumash
  • Nach
  • Halacha / Machshava
  • Medieval Jewish History or Talmud
4 Courses:

  • Chumash
  • Nach
  • Halacha / Machshava
  • Modern Jewish History or Talmud
 4 Courses:

  • Chumash
  • Nach
  • Halacha / Machshava
  • Israel Advocacy and Talmud
 STEAM 1 Course:

  • Computer Science
 1 Course:

  • Engineering
 Electives  Electives
ART 1 Course:

  • Art
1 Course:

  • Art
 Electives  Electives
PE  1 Course 1 Course Electives Electives

At YULA Girls we offer:

10 AP classes · 22 Honors Classes · 6 Advanced-Level Beit Midrash Courses · 1 Bechina Yerushalmit Class

Recent grads currently attend:

Ba’er Miryam · Bnot Torah Institute (Sharfman’s) · Emunah V’Omanut U’Manginah · Kivunim Machon Maayan · Michlelet Mevasseret Yerushalayim (MMY) · Midreshet Amit Midreshet Ein Hanatziv · Midreshet Harovah · Midreshet Moriah · Midreshet Torah V’Avodah (TVA) Mikdash Melech · Nishmat · Sha’alvim for Women · Tiferet

Princeton University · Columbia University · Stern College · New York University Cornell University · Brandeis University · Barnard College · University of Maryland University of Pennsylvania · Washington University · UCLA · USC · UC Berkeley · University of Chicago

9th 10th 11th 12th
 Math Math Algebra I (A or CP)
Geometry (CP or H)
Geometry (A, CP or H)
Algebra II (CP or H)
Algebra II (A, CP or H)
PreCalculus (CP or H)
Math for College Readiness (A)
PreCalculus (CP or H)
Calculus (H)
AP Calculus AB
 Science Biology
(A, CP or H)
Chemistry
(A, CP or H)
Marine Biology (A)
Physics (CP or H)
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
Anatomy & Physiology (CP)
AP Physics
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
 English Sem. 1 – Writing Seminar
Sem. 2 – World Literature
(A, CP or H)
British Literature (CP or H) American Literature
(CP or H)
AP English Language
Thematic Literature
(CP or H)
AP English Literature
 Social Studies Global History I (CP or H) Global History II (CP or H)
AP European History
US History (CP or H)
AP US History
Sem. 1 – US Gov. (CP or H)
AP Government
Sem. 2 – Economics (CP
or H)
AP Microeconomics
 Hebrew Language Hebrew Language
(A, CP, H or BY)
Hebrew Language
(A, CP, H or BY)
Hebrew Language
(A, CP, H or BY)
Hebrew Language
(A, CP, H or BY)
 Chumash Shemot
(CP or H)
Bamidbar
(CP, H or BM)
Devarim
(CP, H or BM)
Bereishit
(CP, H or BM)
 Nach Melachim
(CP or H)
Yeshayahu/Amos
(CP or H)
Yirmiyahu/Eichah
(CP or H)
Shivat Tzion
(CP or H)
 Halacha & Machshava Tefilah/Brachot
Ben Adam L’Chavero
Kashrut Nashim Shabbat
 Jewish History or Talmud Sem. 1 – Classical Jewish
History (CP or H)
Sem. 2 – Talmud (CP or H)
Medieval Jewish History
(CP or H)
or Talmud (BM)
Modern Jewish History
(CP or H)
or Talmud (BM)
Israel Advocacy
(CP or H)
or Talmud (BM)
 STEAM STEAM Sem. 1 – Computer Science
Sem. 2 – Art
Sem. 1 – Engineering
Sem. 2 – Art
Judaic or General Studies
Electives
Judaic or General Studies
Electives
 PE PE PE
KEY
A Applied AP Advanced Placement
CP College Preparatory  BM Beit Midrash
 H Honors  BY  Bechina Yerushalmit