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2019-2020 Lower School Profile

Highlights & Recognitions

The students at American Heritage School are uniquely prepared to be leaders of the 21st century who embody knowledge, integrity, and compassion. We guide students to be independent, productive, and accomplished when they progress into our Upper School.

American Heritage School is an independent non-sectarian, and co-educational day school for PK3 through 12th grades with approximately 2,800 students. Our Lower School serves PK3 through 6th grade and has a student population of 800 students. Our student to faculty ratio is 5:1.

Here are some of the recent achievements of our Lower School students and notable facts about our school:

  • #1 private elementary school in the U.S. in math competition; #1 elementary school in Florida in math
  • Nationally standardized test scores in the 85th percentile on average
  • One out of four 5th and 6th grade students qualified for Duke University’s Talent Identification Program
  • Stanford University’s math program for accelerated math students in 4th-6th grades
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives in new state-of-the-art Science & Engineering Lab and Innovation Lab
  • Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum enhances computer science instruction focusing on programming, creative thinking, student collaboration, and communication
  • Over 15 elective classes supplement core curriculum in all students’ daily schedules
  • 20+ years participant in Presidential Education Academic Award program
  • Highest number of winners in city-wide Art Search competition
  • Straight Superiors at Junior Thespians state competition for one-act play, Superior Tech, Best Ensemble in a Play, Best Actor
  • Yearly orchestra, band, and chorus recognitions
  • Average tenure of teachers exceeds ten years
  • Over 30 enrichment classes offered after school, such as chess, robotics, speech & debate, IMACS, karate, ceramics, musical theater, and sports

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