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  • REPORT CARD DAY

    On Monday June 27th. Students will only come into school to pick up report cards. Students will arrive at school according to the following time intervals:  Seniors Seniors 8:15 to 9:00, Sophomores 9:10-11:15, Juniors 12:00-12:45, Freshmen 12:45-2:00. Please call the school if you have any questions. Report cards will not be distributed between 11:15 am and 12pm.

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  • Last day of school for students

    On Monday June 27th, students will only come into school to pick up report cards.

    Students will arrive at school according to the following time intervals: 

    Seniors 8:15 to 9:00,

    Sophomores 9:10-11:15,

    Juniors 12:00-12:45,

    Freshmen 12:45-2:00.

    Please call the school if you have any questions.

    Report cards will not be distributed between 11:15 am and 12pm.

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  • Diploma Pick Up

    Hello Graduates! You are cordially invited back to the Academy of American Studies on Wednesday, June 29th or Thursday, June 30th at a scheduled time according to your last name. At which time, you will trade your ID card for your diploma (must present ID to receive your Diploma).

     
    Diploma Pick up June 2022
     
    JUNE 29,2022
    Last name A – C – June 29 - 9am-10:30am
    Last name D – F – June 29 - 10:30am- 12pm
    Last name G-I – June 29 - 12:30pm-1:00pm
    Last name J-L- June 29 - 1:00pm-2:00pm
     
     
    Please return any textbooks or devices when you come to pick up your diploma*** *** BRING STUDENT ID CARD TO RETURN
     
    Diplomas that are not picked up on these dates will be sent to Information Technology High School for summer pick up; they cannot be mailed.
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  • Diploma Pick Up

    Hello Graduates! You are cordially invited back to the Academy of American Studies on Wednesday, June 29th or Thursday, June 30th at a scheduled time according to your last name. At which time, you will trade your ID card for your diploma (must present ID to receive your Diploma).

     
    Diploma Pick up June 2022
     
    JUNE 30,2022
    Last name M-O – June 30 - 9am-10:30am
    Last name P-R - June 30 - 10:30am-12:00pm
    Last name S-U – June 30 - 12:30-1:30pm
    Last name V-Z – June 30 - 1:30pm-2pm
     
    Please return any textbooks or devices when you come to pick up your diploma*** *** BRING STUDENT ID CARD TO RETURN
     
    Diplomas that are not picked up on these dates will be sent to Information Technology High School for summer pick up; they cannot be mailed.
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Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony

New Building Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - May 25, 2022

New Building Time Capsule Installation - May 13, 2022

New Building for the Academy of American Studies

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    NEW BUILDING COMING IN 2022 - More Information: AAS New Building!

Welcome New Students!

Happenings @ American Studies

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

US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT HS RANKING

April 2021 -U.S. News Releases 2021 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 

  • #1,251
    in National Rankings
  • #121
    in New York High Schools
  • #147
    in New York, NY Metro Area High Schools
  • #41
    in New York City Public Schools High Schools

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND PARENTS

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

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