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We Are Student Centered.

The philosophy of the Accrediting Commission for Schools centers upon three beliefs:
(1) a school’s goal is successful student learning
(2) each school has a clear purpose and schoolwide student goals 
(3) a school engages in external and internal evaluations as part of continued school improvement to support student learning.


Accreditation is integral to a school’s perpetual cycle of assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring, and reassessment based upon student achievement. It fosters excellence in elementary, secondary, adult, and postsecondary education by encouraging school improvement through a process of continuing evaluation and to recognize, by accreditation, schools that meet an acceptable level of quality in accordance with established criteria.