I think what is really nice about the Academy is that it is a small school and you can really get to know everybody and the teachers really care about you, and try to get to know you as a person. I enjoyed my time in Academy, because it helped me to prepare for college. Many of my college classmates do not even know many of the things I have learned from high school. Even though I'm busy with my college life now, I dont think I'll forget the good times I had in Academy.
It is small and allows for students to get individualized attention. It really cares about the student body!
I love academy of american studies !.Teachers, staff & students are great ! :)
Great school where every student is active due to the size of the student body and excellent staff. Course work and curriculum great prepares students for college and future success.
As a former faculty member my vote goes to the Academy of American Studies. It offers a unique curriculum that challenges students to give it there all. Teaching at the Academy was an experience I will always hold close to my heart. The students truly are amazing and deserve the best! Lastly, it is the dedicated administration, faculty and staff that make the Academy the best school in the nation.
It was a privilege to have been a student at the Academy of American Studies. The school has such amazing teachers - more knowledgeable than most professors I've had in college. The staff genuinely cares for the students and provides a safe and encouraging learning environment. It deserves all the praise and recognition it gets.
I am an Austrian Teacher who was lucky to teach at the Academy for 3 years as a Science Teacher. With me hundreds of other Austrians came to NYC. We met weekly and talked about our experiences. To make it short: Nobody felt as happy and as lucky as I was. It was a great pleasure to teach at the Academy. I am now back in Austria and still tell my classes about my wonderful experience in this school. I ve had the time of life!
This school is by all means the best. You learn reg academics as well as American History. The school is mixed so you have the chance to be around many different cultures as well. The teachers and staff are very caring, down to earth and patient.
The teachers have a close relationship with the students because our school is a smaller school than many other schools.
The school is quite small which I like and the teachers are very dedicated and supportive. I love Academy of American Studies and miss it so much.
The teachers were amazing. I learned so much that I could never forget. The Academy really prepared me for college. The faculty is great and they were always nice and there to help whenever you needed to talk. Thanks Academy !
This school really made me discover my personality. I was always insecure and still am, however, everyone in the school was so outgoing. I took a personal closeness to the assistant principle since I was in the theatre club. I was able to discover my love for acting and here I am now, acting in plays in college and writing scripts. I learned perfect French in this school and I'm also a history buff. I love traveling and I thank a higher being everyday for the oppurtunities Academy gave us with school field trips and etc.
Unlike most other public schools in NYC, teachers in American Studies actually care about their students. Not only were these teachers your friends, but they were mentors as well. It's always nice to go back and say hello to the people who made a difference in my life.
Only in Academy do you find a real community of students and staff who work together cooperatively. Academy is a colloquial environment where all students and staff are happy and comfortable. The staff really pushes the students and expects the students to graduate.
Academy's small, close-knit community provides for the best experience a student can ask for. We're such a small school but so active. Everyone gets involved. We are the epitome of a great school.
The principal, Assistant principals,and teachers are wonderful and caring! They challenge our students and there is always open commuication with them!I am so proud that my son attends this great school!
The school is small. The teachers are very down-to-earth and friendly.
Although my son David has only just begun attending Academy of American Studies I am delighted that we chose it and that they chose him. David attended Solomon Schechter School of Queens, a conservative Jewish day school for the last 9 years. I was nervous about his transition to public school. Having said that I have to say that the Academy is the closest you can get to having a private school experience in the NYC public school system. There are approximately 625 students which makes the learning environment a more intimate setting. Apparently everyone knows everyone else within a short time. I love that David is receiving a private school quality education with the added advantages of it being a diverse community. I am sure David will be nurtured and enriched at the Academy of American Studies. We look forward to the next 4 years
Very diverse, so many programs and the teachers are just so nice and teach well. Basically: best school ever!
Love, love, love how much my son loves the school. The classes are rigous and not watered down like other schools. There are plenty of opportunities to take advanced classes in many subject areas. I feel as though my son's classes are really a great hodge podge of required classes as well as classes that interest him. School spirit at Academy of American Studies is always highlighted. The cherry on top is really the wonderful and frequent trips the students are offered. By high school trips are often a thing of the past...not at Academy of American Studies :) I could go on and on...Academy of American Studies is what all high school should be...small,personalized, rigous,have a sense of pride and FUN!
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