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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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Accreditation International
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1897

Student Body

Total Students6,319 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade American School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition 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.

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,339 for elementary schools and $11,864 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).