Procedure for Accreditation and Certification:
- To be fully accredited, the school must be in operation for two years in order to establish a school record. If a school has been in operation two years when the application is made, then full accreditation can be granted upon evaluation.
- When application is made by a new school, the following procedures will be
- 1st Year – The school operates as an “approved schoor. A department representative will visit the school and will explain requirements for accreditation.
- 2nd Year – the evaluation is based on the data gathered in yearly forms and from the site visit.
- Accreditation involves two types of ratings:
- Single A -“A”
- Double A -“AA” (A school can go from “A” to “AA” when the criteria is met.)
Procedure for Obtaining “AA” rating:
- Acquire an SAT or ACT school code number.
- Principal must:
- Have a minimum of a bachelor degree from a Bible or secular college.
- Attend ALJC National Apostolic Christian School Competition.
- Teachers (supervisors, monitors, etc.) must:
- Have or be working toward a bachelor degree.
- Have applied for teacher certification from ALJC Christian Education Accreditation and Certification Department.
- Dress requirements must be published in the school student handbook.
- Complete ALJC yearly data form and return to administrative office on an annual basis.
- Use a standardized achievement test to show yearly academic growth of students. The school must maintain a yearly testing schedule without interruption.
- School grade average should not be less than 84%.
- Maintain the proposed schedule of curriculum growth recommended by curriculum supplier.
- Involvement in a district or national event for interaction with other schools.
- Encourage students to participate in SAT or ACT testing. The school must retain scores in students’ personal files.