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Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership earned the distinction of accreditation by AdvancED, the global leader in accreditation services working with over 32,000 schools. We were recognized for our strong spiritual and academic development while exceeding the national average in every category evaluated (see below).

In addition, over 98% of our parents, students, and staff rated Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership as outstanding. We are proud of the accreditation report because it provides confirmation that we are indeed achieving our goal of preparing students for the future…a future where our students will be grounded in the love and knowledge of Jesus Christ and prepared to advance His kingdom…a future that will require critical thinking, collaboration, problem solving, relational skills, and leadership.

One external indicator of CCALL’s student academic performance on a nationally normed level is the Northwest Evaluation Association MAP assessment instrument. The charts display data for grades K-8 in reading and mathematics over the last nine years. The orange line of demarcation is when the school’s leadership changed and implemented it’s new instructional design for learning. The shift in performance is self-evident.

National Accreditation Feedback – conducted by Advanced Ed.** CCALL was above national averages in all 32 categories of evaluation. The Accreditation team leader said of CCALL: “these are the highest set of scores I have ever given to a school of this type”.

 

 Surveys of Students, Staff and Parents Conducted by Advanced ED** with more than 95% strong approval ratings in all facets of the school model and experience. Areas of assessment include Christian character development, student test scores, student propensity for servant-leadership, school culture, student abilities in building collaborative teams and accomplishing significant work together, and student ownership of the learning process.

**CCALL was compared with over 32,000 schools in the AdvancedEd network, nationally and internationally.A nationally-recognized external indicator of CCALL’s student academic performance is the Northwest Evaluation Association MAP assessment, a national standard of academic growth by grade. Below are charts for reading and mathematics for the last nine years. The orange line of demarcation is when the school’s leadership changed. The shift in performance is self-evident.

Accreditation Evaluation Standards

Standard 1: Purpose and Direction

The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for learning, as well as shared beliefs about teaching and learning.

Standard 2: Governance and Leadership

The school operates under governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and school effectiveness.

Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning

The school’s curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher effectiveness and student learning.

Standard 4: Resources and Support System

The school has resources and provides services that support its purpose and direction to ensure success for all students

Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement

The school implements a comprehensive assessment system that generates a range of data about student learning and school effectiveness and uses results to guide continuous improvement.