American Heritage Schools Generate Highest Number of National Merit Scholars Semifinalists in Florida

American Heritage Schools in Broward and Palm Beach counties continue to receive top recognition for student achievement after producing the highest number of National Merit Semifinalists in Florida the 12th consecutive year. 

American Heritage School’s Broward Campus earned the No. 1 spot in Florida and the No. 2 private school in the nation for the highest number of National Merit Scholars Semifinalists. The school’s Palm Beach County campus received the No. 1 ranking in Palm Beach County, No. 2 in Florida and No. 5 private school. 

Their combined students from both campuses comprise 9% of all National Merit Scholars Semifinalists throughout Florida’s 2,227 public and private schools. 

Out of a total of 50,000 students who were recognized as high scorers, 51 seniors in the Class of 2022 have been named National Merit Scholars Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)®. The 51 students comprised 9% of all National Merit Scholars Semifinalists throughout Florida’s 2,227 public and private schools. Additionally, 38 seniors received National Commended Scholar status.

“I am so proud of the hard work and dedication of our students,” says Elise Blum, a high school principal for the Broward campus of American Heritage. 

American Heritage School is also hosting Fall Virtual Open Houses for its Broward and Palm Beach Campuses:

  • Broward Campus: Oct. 23, 2021 – 12 p.m. for grades Pre-K3–6; 2:00 p.m. for grades 7–12.
  • Palm Beach Campus: Oct. 19, 2021 – 9 a.m. for grades Pre-K3–5; Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m. for grades 6–12.

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