Performance Accreditation

Guiding the pursuit of excellence

Using a set of rigorous research-based standards and evidence based criteria, AdvancED Performance Accreditation examines the whole institution – the policies, programs, practices, learning conditions and cultural context – to determine how well the parts work together to carry out the institution’s vision and meet the needs of every learner.

AdvancED has developed quality standards and processes that...

Early Learning

Early Learning Accreditation

Clear Benefits

We know that children who receive high-quality early childhood education are better prepared to succeed in elementary and secondary classrooms. 

Children actively engaged in early learning programs: 

  • are more social, 
  • earn better grades,
  • require less or need no special education instruction later in school, 
  • improve their...