AdvancED Standards for Quality Schools


Standard 1: Purpose and Direction

The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.


Standard 2:  Governance and Leadership

The school operates under governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and school effectiveness.


Standard 3:  Teaching and Assessing for Learning

The school's  curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher effectiveness and student learning.


Standard 4:Resources and Support Systems

The school has resources and provides services that support its purpose and direction to ensure success for all students.


Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement

The school implements a comprehensive assessment system that generates a range of data about student learning and school effectiveness and uses the results to guide continuous improvement.