American Heritage Schools Earns No. 1 Ranking for Private Schools in Palm Beach County

It is the fifth consecutive year the school has received the top rating

American Heritage Schools was recently named the No. 1 private school in Palm Beach County, according to, which helps connect colleges and schools with students and families. Niche’s 2023 Best Private Schools and Universities ranking analyzes key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents to determine its rankings, including SAT/ACT scores and student-to-teacher ratio.

American Heritage’s Class of 2023 produced 31 seniors who became National Merit Scholar Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)®. The honor helped American Heritage Schools Palm Beach Campus earn the No. 1 in Palm Beach County for all private and public schools and the No. 5 private school in the U.S. with the highest number of National Merit Scholars Semifinalists. Its rankings included:

  • No. 1 Best Private K-12 Schools
  • No. 1 Best Private High School
  • No. 1 Best College Prep Private High School
  • No. 1 Best High School for STEM


“We are very proud to achieve this top ranking from Niche for our Palm Beach County campus,” Dr. Doug Laurie, president of American Heritage Schools. “For five consecutive years, our values of knowledge, integrity, and pursuit of academic excellence has positioned us as the No. 1 Private School in Palm Beach County.”

American Heritage Schools Palm Beach campus is located on 40 acres of land in Delray Beach. Due to popular demand, it recently added a free express nonstop bus directly to the Palm Beach campus from a central location on Palm Beach Island. The school also has free express nonstop buses that go as far north as Palm Beach Gardens. A door-to-door bus is also available per request for a fee.

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