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Meet The Laurie's

Who We Are?

From our founding year in 1965, American Heritage has grown to become the top private school in the nation for academic excellence.

Long known for its academic excellence, American Heritage has been the leader in innovative education for 55 years:

  • #1 in Private School in National Merit Scholars
  • #1 in Private school in Math Competition in the Nation
  • Top 1% in Speech and Debate in the Nation
  • 95% pass rate on AP exams

Our Mission

American Heritage School seeks to develop the full potential of each child to be an active, intelligent, creative and contributing member of the society of the 21st century.


We endeavor to offer a curriculum that will help students enhance and develop their strengths and passions that will lead them to reach higher academic goals.


Faculty, staff, and students alike strive to model behavior that reflects honesty and strong moral principles in every aspect of campus life.


American Heritage students’ compassion is developed and demonstrated through community involvement and a wide variety of service activities.


Our Foundation

William R. Laurie


Dr. Douglas Laurie


Leslie Wood

Vice President


"Your goals may seem distant, but direction is only one click away: Heritage Online"

The extensive AHS course catalog has often been viewed as the gold standard in college preparatory education, and Heritage Online continues that tradition, offering unparalleled access to over 100 course options specifically designed with student interest and engagement in mind. High school course offerings include advanced test prep, honors, and AP level research work, as well as our unique pre-professional programs for those interested in future careers in medicine, law, and business entrepreneurship.

Heritage Online also offers a wide variety of enrichment and reinforcement programs for Middle School (grades 6-8) and Lower School students (Pre-K 3 to 5th grade), as well as 1-on-1 tutorial options for those looking to enhance their skills and build confidence as we head into the new school year.

Heritage Online also features top-notch instructors, all of whom are degreed and certified professionals in their fields. Wherever your interests lie, math, English, science, robotics or the fine arts, Heritage Online is sure to have the right course to suit your needs.