About the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Mission
ACSI exists to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Vision
ACSI will become a leading international organization that promotes Christian education and provides training and resources to Christian schools and Christian educators, resulting in schools that contribute to the public good through effective teaching and learning and that are biblically sound, academically rigorous, socially engaged, and culturally relevant; and educators who embody a biblical worldview, engage in transformational teaching and discipling, and embrace personal and professional growth.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does ACSI do?
God has given us the opportunity to touch the lives of more than 5.5 million students worldwide by strengthening Christian schools and equipping Christian educators. We offer multiple services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative help, and curriculum publishing.

Where does ACSI work?
ACSI is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has 28 regional offices in North America and around the globe (10 in the United States and 18 internationally). More than 23,000 schools from 100 countries are members. 3,000 member schools (preschool to grade 12) in the United States Over 20,000 member schools (preschool to grade 12) internationally 120 member Christian colleges and universities

When was ACSI started?
ACSI was founded in 1978.

Is ACSI affiliated with a denomination?
No; ACSI is a Protestant, interdenominational organization. See our Statement of Faith.

How do I find a Christian school?
You can search our database of member schools.

How do I get connected with ACSI?
We'd love to welcome your school to the family of ACSI members! Contact an ACSI office in your region or explore the benefits of membership:

  • ACSI U.S.A.
  • ACSI International

What is ACSI?
The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is a Christian educational organization. We advance excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing vital support functions for Christian schools.