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AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY

Frequently asked questions

Will I earn a REAL diploma from American High School Academy?

YES! You will earn and graduate with a standard high school diploma from American High School Academy - not a GED.

 

An AHSA high school diploma qualifies you to apply to colleges and universities.

 

With American High School Academy, you will benefit from learning in small classes with teachers who care about your success. Focused on helping you develop both as a student and as adult, completing your high school diploma with AHSA will ensure you gain the skills you need to succeed at school and in life.

 

American High School Academy is listed with the Florida Department of Education District # 13 School # 4283 as required by section 1002.42(2)(h) of the Florida Statute.

 

American High School Academy is accredited by AAHSA a Non-Profit National & International accrediting body.

 

American High School Academy is also registered/listed with:

  • the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics "NCES School ID # A0509036";
  • the College Board CEEB # 102010; and
  • is listed in the College Board's National Secondary School List for SAT, PSAT / NMSQT, PLAN, & ACT assessments required for applying into most colleges, universities and scholarships.

 

Memberships:

  • Institutional member of "NDPN" National Dropout Prevention Network, who serve as a research center and resource network for practitioners, researchers, and policymakers to reshape school and community environments to meet the needs of youth in at-risk situations, so these students receive the quality education and services necessary to succeed academically, and graduate from high school.
  • American High School Academy is a bronze business member of the "EIA" Education Industry Association, founded in 1990, EIA is the premier professional association for private providers of education services and suppliers/developers of educational content. 

 

 

 

For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor call us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or submit a request to book an appointment

Can I enroll into college, university or a technical school once I graduate from American High School Academy?

...and can I apply for Financial Aid to pay for college, university or technical school?

YES! In fact, we have graduates attending Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools throughout the U.S. and Abroad.

 

YES! In fact, many of our graduates who have gone on to attend College, University, or  Technical Schools throughout the U.S. are on Financial Aid.

 

At American High School Academy we're proud to assist our graduates to enroll in public or private regionally accredited colleges and universities.

 

American High School Academy is dedicated to the success of its graduates. 

We recognize that graduation is not the final stop for many of our students and that continuing support is important for students to successfully transition into the next stage of their education.

We are proud to provide our graduates and their families assistance with all aspects of the college search, selection, application and financial aid “FAFSA” process FREE of charge.

 

 

 

 

For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor call us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or submit a request to book an appointment

I want to enroll in the Police Academy after I earn my diploma

...Will I qualify to apply to and attend the Police Academy once I graduate from American High School Academy with my diploma?

YES! In fact, many of our graduates have successfully gone on to become police officers, corrections officers and fire fighters.

 

We have had many graduates enroll in local police academies and colleges for Law Enforcement programs including:

 

Miami Dade College

 

Broward College

 

Florida Keys Community College

 

and many other programs….

 

Basic requirements an applicant must meet to be considered for admittance to a Law  Enforcement program/Police Academy include:

 

  • Attend an orientation before submitting application
  • Be at least 19 years of age and a United States citizen
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be of good moral character as defined by 11b-27.0011 of the Florida Administrative Code
  • Have not been convicted of any felony, including a "withholding of adjudication," nor convicted of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement. Any and all arrests will be reviewed by the School of Justice
  • Have a valid Florida driver's license and no more than four (4) moving violations in the past 36 months; no driver's license suspensions within the past five years; no convictions of DUI, including a "no contest plea," within the past 10 years; no convictions for reckless driving, fleeing, or leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Submit to a Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA); i.e., "lie detector"
  • Submit to a psychological assessment
  • Submit to a physical examination, including screening for illegal substances by a licensed physician
  • Submit to a criminal history verification
  • Submit a credit history with a credit score for the previous six-month period
  • Submit to SOJ Administrative Interview

 

 

 

For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor call us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or submit a request to book an appointment

I want to enroll in the Fire Academy after I earn my diploma.

...Will I qualify to apply to and attend the Fire Academy once I graduate from American High School Academy?

YES! In fact, many of our graduates have successfully gone on to become firefighters.

 

We have had many graduates enroll in local fire academies and colleges for Firefighter Certification programs including:

 

Miami Dade College

 

And many more….

 

 

Information about about the Firefighter Minimum Standard Program:

 

  • The Firefighter Minimum Standards Program meets the requirements as set forth by the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, State Fire Marshal Office, for certification as a paid, professional firefighter.
  • The program consists of a 450-hour Firefighter Minimum Standards class.
  • Included in the Firefighter Minimum Standards Program are the written and practical portions of the State Firefighter Certification examination.
  • Proof of an USDOT First Responder course or state certification as an EMT or paramedic is required to receive approval to take the state firefighter certification examination.

 

 

 

For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor call us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or submit a request to book an appointment

I want to enroll in the Military (Armed Forces) after I earn my diploma.

...Will I qualify to enlist once I graduate from American High School Academy?

YES! In fact, our graduates are proudly serving in every branch of the United State Armed Forces.

 

Applicants to the Armed Forces must complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.  The ASVB are a set of aptitude tests that measure reading comprehension, word knowledge, math facts, and arithmetic reasoning.

 

Like all applicants enlistees who earned their diploma from an accredited high school, home school, or alternative school, American High School Academy graduates must score a minimum of 50 on the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT). 

 

The AFQT is the portion of tests in the ASVB that measures reading comprehension, word knowledge, math facts, and arithmetic reasoning.

 

While the minimum score ranges from 31 in the Army to 45 in the Coast Guard for graduates from traditional high schools, in the current competitive recruiting environment, a 50 score on the AFQT is inline with what applicants must currently achieve to be successful.

 

 

 

For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor call us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or submit a request to book an appointment

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