Details overview

Hours 07:30 AM - 03:20 PM
School leader William R. Laurie
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Painting
9
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
25
AP Classes
including: Physics 1: Algebra-Based
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Business management
Industrial / Graphic Design
Pre-law
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture
Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

21
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered None

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 38% 42%
Hispanic 37% 29%
Black 9% 23%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

14
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
18
Boys Sports
including: Equestrian
27
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Equestrian
Golf
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Equestrian
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Flag girls
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Habitat for Humanity
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model Congress
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We have a no tolerance for bullying policy.

Awards

Community service award South Florida Cappies
Year received 2015
Community service award Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
Year received 2016
Community service award Congressional Art Competition
Year received 2016
Academic award #1 high school in Florida and #1 private high school in the U.S. for highest number of National Merit Scholars
Year received 2016
Academic award #1 private school in national math competition
Year received 2016
Academic award #1 private school in the U.S. in Model U.N.
Year received 2016

Teachers

25
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Dutch
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Clubs
Partner website Bgcbc.org
Partner Jewish Federation Services
Partner website Jewishbroward.org
Partner Make A Wish
Partner website Sfla.wish.org
Partner Free The Children
Partner website Freethechildren.org
Partner Jason Taylor Foundation
Partner website Jasontaylorfoundation.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ahschool.com/page.cfm?p=511
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $19000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012