The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools voted at its biannual meeting this fall to accredit or reaccredit 167 schools and school systems in 17 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and 15 other countries.
Among the schools that earned accreditation or reaccreditation are 40 Catholic schools and several learning service providers as well as non-degree granting career and technical post-secondary institutions.
“I can personally attest to the value of accreditation as it has significantly helped our school system establish and achieve goals through strategic planning, curriculum alignment and coalition building,” said Middle States Commissioner William W. Crist, school superintendent for the Diocese of Syracuse. “As a result, our student performance continues to steadily improve, and our faculty and staff along with our parents share in our mission to ensure all children have access to high quality education.”
A full list of schools and school systems that earned accreditation or reaccreditation is available here.