Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Elsha Yorgason
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 20

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Photography
5
Music
including: Orchestra
6
AP Classes
including: English Language and Composition
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Business management
Computer programming
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Latin
Spanish
AP classes offered Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Spanish Language and Culture
United States Government and Politics

Support

15
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
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
Requirements for attending Students must be 3 by September 1 and must be potty trained.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 20
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 20
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 20
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 20

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 77%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 2%
Hispanic 5% 15%
Black 4% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
9
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
7
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports Badminton
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Badminton
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Team Sports in General
Girls sports (misc.) Team Sports in General
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Dance club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Challenger
  Charter Schools in general
  Other private schools

Awards

Academic award Gates Millenial Scholarship
Year received 2012

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Latin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Our admission process is outlined on our website at www.americanheritage-sj.org, which is also where our online application can be found.
Learn more Http://www.americanheritage-sj.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount $50
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $1700
Tuition range (high) $5700
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Financial aid type (misc.) Scholarships for active duty military dependents & students who have lost an immediate family member
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 400
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 360
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012