American Heritage School

Image Courtesy of American Heritage School

The top private school in Palm Beach County for the highest number of National Merit Scholars, American Heritage School offers a rigorous and well-rounded college preparatory education to 1,650 students in PK3 – 12th grade on a 40-acre campus attracting families throughout Palm Beach County. The school is also notable for ranking #1 in math, science, history, mock trial, moot court, journalism, and the arts.

Its Lower School offers advanced courses, including the Stanford University math program for accelerated math students in grades four through six; 15 elective classes are also integrated into all students’ daily schedules. 

Its Upper School offers 99 honors courses, 24 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, a Pre-Professional Program with pre-med, pre-law, and pre-engineering, and a Science Research Institute with cutting-edge experimentation and discoveries. More than 60 student-run clubs and honor societies are available at all grade levels.

Some of American Heritage School’s accolades include:

•   #1 private school in Palm Beach County for nationally recognized scholars;1 in 4 students in the Class of 2020 is a nationally recognized scholar

•   $22 million in college scholarships offered to the Class of 2019

•   92% passing rate on all Advanced Placement exams; AP average test score: 4

•   #1 high school in Palm Beach County in Math competition; #2 private school in the U.S. in national Math competition

•   #1 high school in Palm Beach County at Science Fair; Best in Florida Grand Award inPhysical Sciences

•   Qualifiers for FIRST Robotics World competition 5 consecutive years

•   #1 Mock Trial and Moot Court teams in Palm Beach County

•   Top Awards at national Speech and Debate Tournament of Champions

•   2 National Awards at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition in Healthcare Administration and Advertising

•   Top 4 Daily Live Show in the U.S. produced by 909Live student broadcast

•   All Florida award for Perspectives literary and art magazine from the Florida Scholastic Press Association

•   7 Critics Choice Awards at District Thespian Festival

•   Superior ratings for orchestra, concert band, guitar, and thespians

•   12 Gold Keys and American Vision Award from Scholastics Art & Writing Awards 

•   Top 5 Dance Team in the U.S. for Large Group Lyrical; 3rd Overall at “Believe” National Dance Competition

All images courtesy of American Heritage



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