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American School offers accredited courses in grades 6-12. Choose from full-year or full diploma programs, or take individual subjects for credit recovery or enrichment.
American School is accredited by MSA-CESS, Ai and NCPSA, recognized by the state of Illinois, and has been a leader in distance education since 1897.

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American School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
6,319 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
American School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Number of AP Courses
4 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $150 for individual subjects to $3600 for complete high school diploma programs. Tuition includes all study materials, grading, access to the online student center and much more. Monthly payment plans are available for students in full-year or full diploma programs.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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