Get to Know Us

Who Are We?

From our founding year in 1965, American Heritage has grown to become the top private school in the nation for academic excellence.
Long known for its academic excellence, American Heritage has been the leader in innovative education for 55 years:
#1 in Private School in National Merit Scholars
#1 in Private school in Math Competition in the Nation
Top 1% in Speech and Debate in the Nation
95% pass rate on AP exams.

Our Mission

American Heritage School seeks to develop the full potential of each child to be an active, intelligent, creative and contributing member of the society of the 21st century.


We endeavor to offer a curriculum that will help students enhance and develop their strengths and passions that will lead them to reach higher academic goals.


Faculty, staff, and students alike strive to model behavior that reflects honesty and strong moral principles in every aspect of campus life.


American Heritage Students compassion is developed and demonstrated through community involvement and a wide variety of service activities.

Our Foundation

William R. Laurie


Dr. Douglas Laurie


Leslie Wood

Vice President

"Your goals may seem distant, but direction is only one click away: American Heritage Summer, Day Camps & Summer Education "

The extensive AHS course catalog has often been viewed as the gold standard in college preparatory education, and American Heritage Summer Programs continues that tradition, offering unparalleled access to over 100 course options specifically designed with student interest and engagement in mind. High school course offerings include advanced test prep, honors, and AP level research work, as well as our unique pre-professional programs for those interested in future careers in medicine, law, and business entrepreneurship.

American Heritage Summer Programs also offers a wide variety of enrichment and reinforcement programs for Middle School (grades 6-8) and Lower School students (Pre-K 3 to 5th grade), as well as 1-on-1 tutoring options for those looking to enhance their skills and build confidence as we head into the new school year.

American Heritage Summer Programs also features top-notch instructors, all of whom are degreed and certified professionals in their fields. Wherever your interests lie, math, English, science, robotics or the fine arts, American Heritage Summer Programs is sure to have the right course to suit your needs.