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American Heritage Schools Ranked as Top Private School by Global School Ranking Organization

American Heritage Schools, a nationally ranked private, nonsectarian and co-educational college preparatory day school, is pleased to announce that its Broward campus was named No. 1 Private K-12 School in Florida, according to Its Palm Beach campus was ranked as the No. 1 private school in Palm Beach County, Florida for the sixth consecutive year.

Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. The Niche 2024 Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Some ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges students consider, student-to-teacher ratio, private school ratings and more.

“I am incredibly proud of our dedicated educators, motivated students and supportive community for consistently achieving excellence,” said Leslie Laurie Wood, vice president of American Heritage Schools. “With both of our campuses being ranked as top private schools, it is a true testament to our unwavering commitment to providing a world-class education. These rankings not only reflect our past successes but also ignite our passion to continue raising the bar for the future. Together, we celebrate this remarkable milestone and look forward to many more years of educational excellence."

American Heritage Schools’ Broward campus received No. 1 ranks in three categories including:

  1. No. 1 Private K-12 School in Florida

  2. No. 1 Private High School in Florida

  3. No. 1 Boarding School in Florida

American Heritage Schools’ Palm Beach campus received No. 1 ranks in three categories including:

  1. No. 1 Private K-12 School in Palm Beach County

  2. No. 1 Private High School Palm Beach County

  3. No. 1 College Prep Private High School Palm Beach County

With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche aims to help millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Niche’s platform, data and services help thousands of schools, school districts and communities recruit and enroll best-fit students.

54 seniors from the Schools’ Broward campus and 40 seniors from the Palm Beach Campus became National Merit Scholar Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)®. One in six students from American Heritage Schools in the Class of 2024 is a National Merit Scholar.

American Heritage Schools Broward and Palm Beach campuses consist of investigative science labs facilitated by Ph.D. research scientists, engineering and robotics labs, mock courtrooms, media centers and computer labs, an outdoor butterfly garden for environmental education, a center for the arts, sports fields and quiet courtyards.

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About American Heritage Schools:

American Heritage Schools, founded in 1965, is a nationally ranked private, nonsectarian, and co-educational college preparatory day school with two 40-acre campuses: the Broward Campus is located in Plantation, Florida, and the Palm Beach Campus is located in Delray Beach, Florida. Its campuses serve approximately 4,800 students in PK3 through 12th grades, and the student body represents over 60 different countries throughout the world. Approximately 70 percent of the faculty hold postgraduate degrees. American Heritage Schools is nationally and internationally accredited by the following associations: Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF), Middle States Association (MSA-CESS), and National Council for Private Schools. The Lower School includes advanced classes and 15 electives, and the Upper School offers over 300 courses with 138 honors classes, 28 Advanced Placement classes, and 75 fine arts classes. Pre-professional programs are offered in pre-med, pre-law, pre-engineering,biomedical engineering, business & entrepreneurship, and computer science with classes taught daily by doctors, surgeons, lawyers, judges, engineers, and computer scientists currently practicing in their fields. For 14 years, American Heritage Schools has been ranked the No. 1 high school in Florida for the highest number of National Merit Scholars, and the school is home to the No. 1 math competition team out of all private schools in the U.S. The Model UN team is top 3 in the nation, and the Speech and Debate team is in the top 1% in the nation. American Heritage Schools is ranked among the top private schools in Florida in STEM, according to Niche.

For more information about American Heritage Schools, visit its website at

Broward Campus: (954) 472-0022 ext. 1 or email

Palm Beach Campus: (561) 495-7272 ext. 1 or email

By ML Staff. Images courtesy of American Heritage Schools


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