When looking for a partner in high-quality education, accreditation matters because it requires transparency about everything you may need to know before enrolling your child. Most parents don’t have the time to sift through all the details to find the right school. Accreditation provides parents with assurance because accreditors have already completed a thorough review and evaluation of our school to make sure you get a high-quality education.
Accreditation is all about trust and accountability. It provides confirmation that the promises we make about our delivery system, courses, teachers, student support, and the tuition and fees we charge are fair and trustworthy. To maintain our accreditation status, self-evaluation reports are completed annually, and an on-site audit is conducted by the accrediting body every five years to ensure high standards remain and ongoing development is in place.
Enlightium Academy is proud to be associated with many academic organizations in our partnership to provide a high-quality education for our students. Below is a listing of our accrediting bodies as well as our approvals, memberships, and co-op partners.
|Cognia (formally AdvancED)||Schoolwide accreditation for grades K-12 since 2012|
|Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)||Accredited for online education in grades 3-12 since 2018|
|Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE)||Schoolwide accreditation for grades K-12 since 2017|
|Washington State Board of Education||Enlightium has met all conditions specified in Chapter 28A.195 RCW and Chapter 180-90 WAC.|
|College Board||Since 2008, Enlightium’s curriculum includes approved Advanced Placement (AP) courses and teachers // CEEB Code: 481292|
|National Collegiate Athletic Association||Since 2015, Enlightium’s curriculum includes NCAA-approved honors and standard coursework // CEEB Code: 481292|
|Northwest Nazarene University||Since 2017, Enlightium’s teachers have served as adjunct professors and courses are approved for Concurrent Credit (CC)|
|Merit Scholar Society||Member since 2008|
|National Honor Society||Member since 2008|
|National Junior Honor Society||Member since 2008|
|Summit Christian Academy||Spokane, WA|
|Redeemer’s Boarding School||Tonasket, WA|
|Reflections Academy||Thompson Falls, MT|
|Baseball Homeschool Institute||Suffern, NY|
Accreditation fills different needs for both people and educational institutions. In general, accreditation attests to the quality of an educational program as a whole.
Accreditation is a complex process that requires a thorough on-site examination by education experts in these key quality areas:
If you’d like to take a deeper dive into accreditation, here are a couple of Enlightium Academy blogs you may be interested in reading.