Accreditation


Accreditation is a voluntary process for granting public recognition to institutions that meet external standards of quality. Schools can choose whether or not to seek accreditation. State law does not require public or private schools in Washington to be accredited.


How to Become Accredited in Washington State


 There are two ways to earn accreditation in Washington state:
  1. Association of Educational Service Districts
  2. AdvanceED (via the Northwest Accreditation Commission)