Welcome Class of 2025 & Transfer Students!

We are so thrilled to have you and your family join the JCHS community, and we look forward to being part of your journey. To help orient you to JCHS life and prepare you for the 2021-2022 school year, we've compiled some things for you to know!
    • Welcome to JCHS (parts of this video were filmed prior to Covid-19)

Contact Our Ambassadors

Got a question about JCHS? Our Ambassadors can help you get answers! Email admissions@jchsofthebay.org and in the subject line, please write the name of the Ambassador you would like to contact. We'll make sure they get your message and reply to you.

Key Dates

Wed, April 28, 5:00pm: Class of 2025 & Transfer Student Virtual Welcome Event
May: Course Matching (more information forthcoming)
Tue, Aug 24: Freshman Welcome Retreat
Wed, Aug 25: Transfer Student Orientation

Thurs, Aug 26: First Day of Classes
Mon, Sept 6: No Classes - Labor Day
Tue-Wed, Sept 7-8: No Classes – Rosh Hashanah
Wed, Sept 15: Early Release – Erev Yom Kippur
Thurs, Sept 16: No Classes – Yom Kippur
Tue-Wed, Sept 21–22: No Classes – Sukkot
Mon-Wed, Sept 27–29: No Classes – Hoshanah Rabah/Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Wed-Fri, Nov 24-26: No Classes – Thanksgiving Weekend
Mon, Dec 20, 2021 – Mon, Jan 3, 2022: No Classes – Winter Break

Click here to view Key dates for 2021-2022

Fun Stuff!

We're so glad that you've joined the Wolfpack!  Show off your Wolf Pride with JCHS Wolfwear

And feel free to download a few of our Zoom backgrounds below! Just right-click (or command-click on a Mac) on any of the images and save to your device.

Useful Links

Here are some useful links to important information:

Available in May, 2021



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Jewish Community High School of the Bay
1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415.345.9777
JCHS is grateful for generous operational, programmatic, and financial support from:
The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.