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American Heritage Schools Ranked No. 1 K-12 Private School in Florida by Global School Ranking Organization

By January 18, 2023No Comments

The prestigious American Heritage Schools is proud to announce that its Broward Campus has been ranked as the No. 1  K-12 private school in Florida by Niche – a global ranking organization for schools and universities.

Niche’s 2023 Best Private Schools and Universities ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings and more.

Additionally, the Broward campus is No. 1 in Florida for all private and public schools and the No. 2 private school in the nation with the highest number of National Merit Scholar Semifinalists. 55 seniors from the Broward Campus Class of 2023 have been named National Merit Scholars Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)®. One of six students from American Heritage Schools in the Class of 2023 is a National Merit Scholar.

“We are very proud of our students, faculty and staff members for helping us achieve the ranking of No. 1 private school in Florida out of over 200 schools,” said Dr. Doug Laurie, president of American Heritage Schools. “Niche is a market leader in connecting schools with students and families and it is gratifying to be recognized for our commitment to academic excellence.”

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

The 40-acre campus in Broward consists of investigative science labs facilitated by Ph.D. research scientists, engineering and robotics labs, mock courtrooms, media centers and computer labs, outdoor environmental classrooms with a certified wildlife habitat, Center for the Arts, Olympic-size pools, sports fields and quiet courtyards.

American Heritage Schools’ Broward Campus serves the rapidly growing areas of Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. The school also has free express nonstop buses that go as far south as Miami Shores and Doral. A door-to-door bus is also available per request for a fee.

For more information about American Heritage Schools, please visit:

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, andcomputer science with classes taught daily by doctors, surgeons, lawyers, judges, engineers, and computer scientists currently practicing in their fields. For 13 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


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