Catalyst is Accredited
Benefits of Accreditation
A diploma earned from an accredited high school provides instant recognition of a quality education. Colleges know that to become accredited, schools must continuously meet high standards. When applying to colleges or universities, a transcript from an accredited high-school like Catalyst means that your school is valued on a par with other highly respected institutions of learning.
Accreditation means that students have:
Accreditation & Our School Community
The Catalyst school community is engaged in implementing continuous improvement and quality assurance through internal and external reviews. Our accreditation demonstrates our quest for making excellence a habit; it’s about being the best a school can be on behalf of our students.
On April 30th, 2010, Catalyst High School was awarded the highest level of accreditation after a Quality Assurance Review (QAR) through North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI). Founded in 1895, NCA CASI is a non-governmental, voluntary organization that accredits 27,000 high schools and universities worldwide.
During the review, the QAR team met with school administration, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members. The team examined the school’s systems and processes in relation to the seven NAC standards.
1. Vision and Purpose
In addition to Accreditation, Catalyst received special recognition for our:
- High-quality staff,
- Unique contract-based learning program,
- And our Coordinated School Health Initiative.
You can listen to the review team giving us feedback via this link.
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|FROM our PRINCIPAL The professional growth we experienced in preparation for earning our accreditation was astounding. We worked real hard to prepare for the Quality Assurance Review, and it paid off. We’re very proud to have earned the highest level of NCA accreditation.|