• Program Card Pick Up & Metrocard Pick Up is September 6th

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  • First Day of Classes is September 7th!

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  • Have a Great Summer!

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Inside Schools Article (2012) https://insideschools.org/school/30Q575

Academy Celebrates 10th Anniversary  http://www.educationupdate.com/archives/2006/Nov/html/spot-gilder.html



Shaping a Vision of Academic Success for All Students, Fall 2014

C-SPAN at Academy in 2000

C-SPAN at Academy in 2004

The Academy of American Studies was a Chancellor's Showcase School for its strength in Social Studies Instructional Practices.  Here are some samples of that exemplary instruction.

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Student Aisha Jamal placed in 2nd in the Individual Documentary Category at the 2015 New York City History Day Contest.  She then advanced to the New York State History Day contest and placed 4th in New York State.  Click here for the link to her award winning documentary.