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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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 6,319 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1897

Student Body

Total Students
6,319 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
American School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Number of AP Courses
2 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $150 for individual subjects to $2850 for complete middle school programs and $3800 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.

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is American School's ranking?

American School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for American School?

The application deadline for American School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 6,319 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $10,166 for elementary schools and $16,923 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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