Is your school ready for accreditation?
Accreditation demonstrates that your school is committed to academic and spiritual excellence. These quick questions help you discover if your school is ready.
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At the end of this 5-minute quiz you will have a good indication of your school's readiness to begin the process for ACSI accreditation, and you can get connected with a specialist who will provide you with next steps. Ready?
Pick the option that best describes your school:
- Select One
- Christian school serving any grades between Early Ed-12
- Online Christian school
Pick the option that best describes your current accreditation status:
- Select One
- No accreditation
- Former ACSI accredited, lapsed in good standing
- Regionally accredited (Such as AdvancED, MSA, WASC, NEASC)
- Other Accreditation (Such as FCIS, CSI, SAIS, NLSA, etc.)
Is your school a Christian school, and do evidences substantiate that it is a Christian school, using the ACSI membership definition?
Does your school have a governance group (trustees / board members) that takes responsibility to ensure that mission, vision, philosophy, and school outcomes occur?
Is the safety, protection, and well-being of each student a priority at the school, and does it provide evidences that it meets legal standards for each aspect of this priority?
Does the school have curriculum documents (not textbooks) that it has developed that outline what is to be taught in each subject and grade level?
Are each of the operational practices of the school (admission, finances, academics, hiring, etc.) guided by written policy?
Are all administrators and faculty degreed and qualified for their assignments in school and with evidence to support this?
Thank you for your interest in pursuing accreditation with ACSI.
Your answers indicate that the best next step for you may be pursuing accreditation via our REACH protocol.
Your answers indicate that the best next step for you may be our Steps to School Improvement program. We are currently pilot testing the program and hope to unroll it as early as the 2018-2019 school year. For more information, please contact an accreditation specialist.
Your answers indicate that the best next step for you may be pursuing accreditation via our protocol for online schools.
Your answers indicate you may be interested in joint accreditation with a partner agency or our accelerated process called Crosswalk, which will enable you to achieve accreditation with ACSI with significantly less expense and time invested for the initial process.
Accreditation with ACSI is for Christian schools staffed by Christian educators and leaders. If you have questions about whether your school meets these criteria, please schedule time with an accreditation specialist.
To receive a free, 30-minute consultation with an ACSI accreditation specialist, just complete this form.