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Feel free to email the Principal, Mr. Bassell at wbassel@schools.nyc.gov.

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New Music Program 2022-2023 School Year

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New Building for the Academy of American Studies

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Welcome New Students!

US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT HS RANKING

May 2022 -U.S. News Releases 2022 Best High Schools Rankings US News and World Report Silver Medal Logo 

Once again, Academy of American Studies is recognized as a US News Best High School 

  • #1,300
    in National Rankings
  • #126
    in New York High Schools
  • #152
    in New York, NY Metro Area High Schools
  • #48
    in New York City Public Schools High Schools

GILDER LEHRMAN FLAGSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

The Academy was the first American history high school in the country  created in 1996 with the cooperation and partnership of the Queens High Schools Superintendency and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. We are recognized as the flagship high school of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American history and the institute has taken the model of the Academy and duplicated it all across the country.

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Founders Day - April 29th 2022

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