About Us

About Us

American Worldwide Academy
13227 NW 7th Avenue
North Miami, FL 33168
Phone: 305-456-5948 Fax: 305-456-5948
Official Website: https://www.myawa.org

School Principal: Anwar R. Sadeek, MBA

School Description

American Worldwide Academy (AWA) is a Christian Faith-Based, co-educational, private high school headquartered in Miami, Florida. Our goal is to provide the highest quality secondary education by utilizing our unique, distinctive, and prestigious section by section learning standard.

AWA was established with the vision of providing hope and opportunity for all. We are committed to continuously providing the means that encourage a vibrant learning environment which cultivates, promotes and nurtures the uniqueness of each student. AWA understands that every student ranges in aptitude, interest, socio-cultural background, socio-economic background and learning style. We assume the responsibility of providing an atmosphere, which encourages all students to strive for academic excellence relative to their own potential.

A vast majority of our graduates continue their education in just about every field imaginable. Our graduates currently are working in various career fields, attending universities, colleges, community colleges, technical schools, vocational schools, and trade schools across the nation. Also, a number of our alumni have enlisted in various divisions of the United States Armed Forces. Ultimately, our main focus at American Worldwide Academy is on preparing our graduates to find gainful employment and to earn an honest living.

AWA classroom


Registration

Florida Department of Education
School Code: 2230

The College Board
School Code: 102205

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
School Code: A1592009


Accreditation & Affiliation

American Worldwide Academy is fully accredited by the
Transworld Accrediting Commission International.

American Worldwide Academy is a member of the
Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Accreditation (FCCPSA).


American Worldwide Academy is also fully accredited in all 50 states by the
National Association for the Legal Support of Alternative Schools (NALSAS).


Curriculum

All courses offered by American Worldwide Academy are set to the Common Core Standards (English and Math) and the Florida Sunshine State Standards. History, science, and health courses are thought Christian perspective. The textbooks used for our courses include: Amsco Publication, Triumph Learning, Coach, A Beka, etc.


AWA Grading Scale

100%-90% = A (4 Points)
89%-80% = B (3 Points)
79%-70% = C (2 Points)
69%-60% = D (1 Point)
59%-below = F (0 Points)

Passing grades are A, B, and C. Failing Grades are D and F.

One Annual Credit = One Carnegie Unit. 24 credits must be earned to graduate. Credits are given out in half credit (.5) increments. Courses are can be one (1) credit or half (.5) credit.

Graduation Honors GPA Scale

Summa cum laude – 3.90 to 4.00
Magna cum laude – 3.70 to 3.89
Cum laude – 3.50 to 3.69

Academic Calendar & Class Schedule: American Worldwide Academy has year round admission. All courses are scheduled in 50 minute sessions. Courses are scheduled Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM – 3:50 PM. Evening Courses are scheduled from 4:00 PM – 5:50 PM. Once students complete the courses necessary for graduation, and all other monetary and scholastic obligations are met, he or she is awarded a high school diploma.

Requirements for Graduation: A student enrolled in the Standard High School Diploma with Career Training Certificate Program or the Standard High School Diploma Program must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.0 and at least 24 credits.

High School Diploma Programs

STANDARD HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA WITH CAREER TRAINING CERTIFICATE: This 24 credit program prepares students for entry for careers in various fields, while earning a high school diploma. The program emphasizes: customer service, retail sales, sales, hospitality, marketing, and management. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor contact information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 4 credits in English, 4 credits in Math (including Algebra 1 & Geometry), 3 credits in Natural Science, 3 credits in Social Studies (with 1 credit American History, 1 credit in World History, and 1/2 credit each in US Government and Economics), 1 credit of Health, 5 credits of electives, and 4 credits of focus on Career Certificate. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the Career Certificate. A minimum GPA of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for graduation.

NOTE: Students are required to meet with their school counselor at least once per month.

Evening and Weekend classes available

STANDARD HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: This 24 credit program prepares students for life after high school for those seeking to continue their education or enter into the job market. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor contact information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 4 credits in English, 4 credits in Math (including Algebra 1 & Geometry), 3 credits in Natural Science, 3 credits in Social Studies (with 1 credit American History, 1 credit in World History, and 1/2 credit each in US Government and Economics), 1 credit of Health, and 9 credits of electives. A minimum GPA of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for graduation.

NOTE: Students are required to meet with their school counselor at least once per month.

Evening and Weekend classes available

Requirements for Graduation

A student enrolled in the General Diploma with Career Training Certificate Program or the General Diploma Program must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.0 and at least 24 credits.

Credit Recovery Program

Students can take credits from AWA and transfer them back to the secondary institution (i.e. High School) that he or she currently attends. The student bears the responsibility to insure that credits will be accepted and approved prior to enrolling into American Worldwide Academy. A Maximum of 2 credits can be taken in this program.

Career Training Certificates

MARKETING/ SALES TRAINING CERTIFICATE: This is a four credit program designed to prepare students for entry level positions in Sales, or Retail Sales, Marketing, and Promotions. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 1/2 credit in Personal & Family Finance, 1/2 credit in Life Management Skills, 1 credit in Leadership Skills, 1 credit in Marketing Essentials, and 1 credit in Marketing Applications. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the career certificate.

CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING CERTIFICATE: This is a four credit program designed to prepare students for entry level positions in Customer Service and Retail Customer Service. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 1/2 credit in Personal & Family Finance, 1/2 credit in Life Management Skills, 1 credit in Leadership Skills, 1 credit in Customer Service 1, and 1 credit in Customer Service 2. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the career certificate.

GENERAL CAREER PREPARATION CERTIFICATE: This is a four credit program designed to prepare students for entry level positions in Customer Service or Sales. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 1/2 credit in Personal & Family Finance, 1/2 credit in Life Management Skills, 1 credit in Leadership Skills, 1 credit in Customer Service 1, and 1 credit in Marketing Essentials. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the career certificate.

MANAGEMENT/ SUPERVISION TRAINING CERTIFICATE: This is a four credit program designed to prepare students for entry level positions in Customer Service and Retail Customer Service. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 1/2 credit in Personal & Family Finance, 1/2 credit in Life Management Skills, 1 credit in Leadership Skills, 1 credit in Management, and 1 credit in Supervision. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the career certificate.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING CERTIFICATE: This is a four credit program designed to prepare students for entry level positions in Customer Service and Retail Customer Service. Students will be provided with all books, supplies, study materials, class schedule, and direct teacher and counselor information. Each semester must be concluded with a final exam to ensure understanding of course materials. Students must complete: 1/2 credit in Personal & Family Finance, 1/2 credit in Life Management Skills, 1 credit in Leadership Skills, 1 credit in Finance, and 1 Entrepreneurship. Additionally, students must complete a capstone workshop to earn the career certificate.

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