Inside Schools Article (2012) https://insideschools.org/school/30Q575
Academy Celebrates 10th Anniversary http://www.educationupdate.com/archives/2006/Nov/html/spot-gilder.html
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.
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.