Plato Academy and Superior Schools are Fully Accredited under AdvancED SACS/CASI


Superior Schools Corporation, in partnership with Plato Academy Schools, has been awarded full accredition for Corporate Systems accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. (SACS CASI)

Plato Academy worked collaboratively through a process of internal review and toward an intensive external review process in which we successfully demonstrated compliance with 5 standards for continuous improvement. By earning accreditation from SACS, Plato Academy commits to its students, their families, the community, and colleges and universities that Superior Schools and Plato Academy strive to exceed the expectations of a common set of rigorous standards.


WHY DOES ACCREDITATION MATTER?

  • Promotes Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
  • Parents Can Make Informed Decisions
  • Shared Expertise and Professional Learning
  • Receive External and Objective Validations

MISSION AND PURPOSE



Plato Academy Schools, under the management of Superior Schools, share and communicate an aligned mission that prioritizes high expectations for continuous improvement of student performance through a committed and collaborative effort between all stakeholders based on shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.

GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP



Each Plato Academy school has a board comprised of volunteer members who are passionate about education and providing students learning experiences of the highest quality. To help each school succeed, the board contracts with Superior Schools to ensure effective governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and school effectiveness.

TEACHING AND ASSESSING FOR LEARNING



At Plato Academy we use an extensive recruiting process to find the best teacher candidates and we retain them by entrusting them with great autonomy, relying on data from multiple valid assessments to ensure their effective delivery of the schools’ curriculum. We regularly survey students, parents, and teachers and use their feedback to improve parent/student satisfaction, school design and instructional delivery.

RESOURCES AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS



Plato Academy Schools have the resources and provide services to meet the high standards outlined in its mission. Safe, inviting facilities, leading-edge learning technology, nurturing student support services, and so many other integral components are combined together to create sound learning environments where students can realize their full potential.

USING RESULTS FOR CONTTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS



The relentless pursuit of excellence at Plato Academy entails goal-setting and monitoring goal-attainment. At Plato Academy we utilize a comprehensive and varied assessment system that generates a range of reliable and useful data about student learning and school effectiveness and we use those results to guide continuous improvement.