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Quality Schools

No Excuses - Just Results

Who We Are:

American Quality Schools (AQS) is a not-for-profit educational management company that operates charter schools in the Midwest.

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The Vision and Mission of American Quality Schools


The American Quality Schools Corporation will through its commitment to the highest educational, management, and ethical standards become one of the nation’s leaders in creating world-class, high performance schools for the children of America.


We believe in the innate capacity of every child to succeed. This capacity is fostered through high academic and personal standards, respectful and orderly schools, competent and dedicated faculty and staff, involved and caring parents and administrative and management leadership creating a climate and culture of continuous improvement and a commitment to high and measurable standards of excellence.

What is a charter school?

How Are AQS
Schools Different?

AQS Schools are college preparatory schools with a specially designed Core Knowledge curriculum that includes the Paideia approach and Character Education to promote and equip young men and women with the knowledge, skills, and social judgment needed to face the challenges in a complex global environment. read more >>
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