Plato Academy Schools are Fully Accredited under AdvancED SACS/CASI
Plato Academy Schools, have been awarded full accreditation for Corporate Systems accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools / Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. (SACS CASI).
AdvancED is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools. Using a set of rigorous research-based standards and evidence based criteria, the AdvancED Performance Accreditation team examines the whole institution of our school system, meaning our policies, programs, practices, learning conditions and cultural context – to determine how well the parts work together to carry out Plato Academy’s vision and how we meet the needs of every learner.
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 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 & Purpose
Plato Academy Schools share 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 & 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 ensures effective governance and leadership that promotes and support student performance and school effectiveness.
Teaching & Assessing for learning
Resources & Support Systems
Using Results for Continuous Improvements
Our Vision: The Plato Academy Family Empowers all Learners to Exceed Expectations!
The mission of Plato Academy Charter Schools is to assist students in achieving their full potential by requiring and nurturing high academic and behavioral standards in a safe, supporting, challenging and enthusiastic environment fostered by a commitment and cooperative effort between the school, students, parents, and community.
Plato Academy Schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and schools as managed by AdvancED. SACS provides nationally recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance. To earn accreditation, schools must meet SACS CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement.