The American School of Correspondence

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The American School of Correspondence is an American distance education high school in Lansing, Illinois. It was founded in 1897, and is accredited.[1] The school has about 50,000 students. The American School offers its own high school diploma.

The school was in the Hyde Park, Chicago, neighborhood from 1912 to 1996. Then it moved to south suburban Lansing.[2]

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The American School is a non-public secondary school and offers its own diploma. It is not a GED program. High school students can complete four years' worth of credits at their own pace, often taking less time than in a traditional high school. All exams in the more than 70 courses offered are hand graded by a qualified staff of full-time and part-time instructors. Additionally, the school works with thousands of public, private, and parochial schools throughout the United States to offer distance learning courses to students who have fallen behind in credits, or are working at a faster rate. The credits for these correspondence courses are then transferred to the student's high school.

Notable alumni[change | change source]

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  1. Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA-CESS) American School accreditation details, MSA-CESS and the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA).American School accreditation details, NCPSA
  2. "About Us". American School of Correspondence. Retrieved 8 June 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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