American Heritage School - Boca/Delray

American Heritage School seeks to develop the full potential of each child to be an active, intelligent, creative and contributing member of the society of the 21st century.
We provide for the average to gifted student, a college preparatory program with a major emphasis on developing intellectual skills and mastery of content areas.
Our academic objectives include the development of effective oral and written communications, competency in mathematics, an understanding of the events and contributions of history, basic communication in a foreign language, a knowledge of scientific fact and methodology and an appreciation of the arts.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported American Academy
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki shorts/pants and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,851
Tuition Notes monthly payments available
Admissions Director Harold Bailey
Admissions Associate Linda Gray

School Notes

  • Highlights of Recognitions
  • The students at American Heritage School are uniquely prepared to be leaders of the 21st Century who embody knowledge, integrity and compassion. Each year, students attend prestigious competitions and earn exceptional awards. Here are some of the recent a"chievements of our students:
  • • Number one high school in Palm Beach County with 33 nationally recognized scholars
  • - 15 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
  • - 9 National Merit Commended Scholars
  • - 6 National Hispanic Scholars
  • - 3 National Achievement Scholars
  • • $13 million in college scholarships offered to the Class of 2014
  • • 84% passing rate on all Advanced Placement exams (53% passing rate in the state of Florida; 61% passing rate globally); AP average test score: 4.0  
  • • Number one private school in Palm Beach County in math competitions 
  • • Number one private school in Palm Beach County in science competition
  • • First place in Palm Beach County and Second place in the state at National History Day
  • • Nationally ranked in the top 5% in speech and debate competitions
  • • Top Public Forum speaker in the state 
  • • First and Second place in Palm Beach County Bar Association Mock Trial competition 
  • • First place at Yale National Mock Trial competition
  • • State Finalist in Moot Court oral argument
  • • 24 First place, 6 Second place, and 6 Third place trophies earned by French language students at the Congres de la Culture Francaise
  • • First place from the American Press Association for The Stampede yearbook 
  • • First, Second and Third place awards from the Florida Scholastic Press Association for Equus literary magazine and The Stallion Chronicle news magazine!
  • • 30 Superior ratings in vocal, band, orchestra, guitar and ensemble competitions
  • • 19 Gold Key, 16 Silver Key, 1 National Gold Key and 3 National Silver Key Scholastic Art award winners
  • • 7 Regional and 2 State Critics’ Choice awards in one-act plays and set design
  • • 2 State, 8 District, and 3 Regional Championships in athletics

Profile last updated: 06/01/2015

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