“An accredited school pays attention to providing teachers the resources and tools to succeed in the classroom. An accredited school is committed to offering students a rigorous, diverse and sound curriculum instructed by qualified teachers. “
AdvancED is a world leader in providing improvement and accreditation services to education providers of all types in their pursuit of excellence in serving students. AdvancED serves as a trusted partner to more than 32,000 schools and school systems across the United States and 70 countries.
Accreditation is important to demonstrate education quality and is used by a wide range of education providers, from traditional schools to distance learning providers to tutoring centers, serving all ages of students from toddlers to adults. Accreditation provides institutions with the tools and the know-how to ensure students are college and career ready.
An accredited school has met a set of standards developed by AdvancED that offer education providers of all types a framework for school improvement. The school has agreed to regular self-reviews and reviews by outside evaluators to check their ongoing progress.
An accredited school is equipped to better identify and implement strategies for improvement giving the parent peace of mind that your child is attending a school that cares about quality.
Nativity of Our Lord School is the first school in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to be accredited by AdvancED completing the process in April, 2017. Goals to meet improvement objectives have been identified and will be reviewed within two years through the AdvancEd process.
Prior to this accreditation, Nativity of Our Lord School had been accredited by the Middle States Association since 1990.
To learn more about AdvancED, www.advanc-ed.org.