American Heritage Schools Celebrates its Seniors for Another Impressive Year of Early College Acceptances to Elite Universities Throughout the U.S.

Students Secure Early Acceptance and Early Decision from Colleges They Listed as Their First Choice

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ —  American Heritage Schools, the top-ranked PK3 through 12 college preparatory school in Florida, is proud to announce that many of the students in its 2024 graduating class from its Broward and Palm Beach Campuses have secured early acceptances to some of the nation’s finest colleges and universities throughout the United States.

At American Heritage Schools, preparing for college begins as early as elementary school to ensure a well-rounded foundation that propels students toward their academic aspirations. By senior year, many students have identified their dream schools. Many of these students choose to apply to their first-choice college through the early decision process, demonstrating their strong commitment to a particular institution.

Many in this year’s graduating class chose to apply to elite colleges and universities, including MIT, Stanford University, Duke, Cornell University, Brown, and the University of Chicago. American Heritage students have experienced some of the highest acceptance rates to elite universities nationwide, solidifying its position as a premier institution that nurtures academic excellence.

Anna Shullman, a senior from American Heritage Schools’ Palm Beach Campus who has been accepted to Georgetown University for the fall, said, “American Heritage has definitely prepared me for a school like Georgetown and beyond college because of all of the amazing resources and opportunities that they’ve provided us here.”

Barbara Bomfim, a senior at American Heritage Schools’ Broward Campus, has been accepted to Northwestern University. She said, “The classes at American Heritage are like none other really. Our teachers are so focused on supporting our students and have challenged me to take classes that I never thought I’d be able to take before and discover that I love something new and that was super awesome.”

For an impressive 14 consecutive years, American Heritage Schools has held the coveted No. 1 spot for the highest number of National Merit Scholars in Florida. American Heritage Schools is also the No. 1 private school in Florida for nationally recognized scholars in math competition, science fair, mock trial, moot court, and speech and debate.

“We are proud to see our seniors receive early acceptances to the universities and colleges of their dreams and see their hard work pay off,” said Dr. Doug Laurie, president of American Heritage Schools. “The impressive roster of acceptances is a testament to each of the student’s academic and artistic talent, dedication, philanthropic endeavors, and personal attributes. We cannot wait to see all that these students accomplish in the future.”

For the full list of American Heritage Schools’ early acceptances, please visit:

About American Heritage Schools:
American Heritage Schools, founded in 1965, is a nationally ranked private, nonsectarian, and co-educational college preparatory day school with two 40-acre campuses: the Broward Campus is located in Plantation, Florida, and the Palm Beach Campus is located in Delray Beach, Florida. Its campuses serve approximately 4,800 students in PK3 through 12th grades, and the student body represents over 60 different countries throughout the world. Approximately 70 percent of the faculty hold postgraduate degrees. American Heritage Schools is nationally and internationally accredited by the following associations: Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF), Middle States Association (MSA-CESS), and National Council for Private Schools. The Lower School includes advanced classes and 15 electives, and the Upper School offers over 300 courses with 138 honors classes, 28 Advanced Placement classes, and 75 fine arts classes. Pre-professional programs are offered in pre-med, pre-law, pre-engineering, biomedical engineering, business & entrepreneurship, and computer science with classes taught daily by doctors, surgeons, lawyers, judges, engineers, and computer scientists currently practicing in their fields. American Heritage Schools was named No. 1 Private K-12 School in Florida, according to,  ranks as the No. 1 high school in Florida for the highest number of National Merit Scholars for 14 years, and the No. 1 school in Florida for the most Presidential Scholars. The Math Competition team is No. 1 out of all private schools in the nation, Model UN team is top 3 in the nation, and the Speech and Debate team is in the top 1% in the nation. In their recent “Book of Lists” rankings, South Florida Business Journal (SFBJ) recognized American Heritage Schools as the No. 1 Private School, No. 16 in Corporate Philanthropy in South Florida, and No. 22 Largest Employer in South Florida.

For more information about American Heritage Schools, visit its website at

Broward Campus: (954) 472-0022 ext. 3021 or email

Palm Beach Campus: (561) 495-7272 ext. 219 or email

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