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Joint Accreditation

FCIS offers a joint accreditation process with three partners:

Cognia Logo


ACSI logo  Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

SAIS logo  Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)


The joint accreditation process allows schools to pursue up to four accreditations (FCIS, Cognia, ACSI and SAIS) with only:

In all agreements, FCIS is the lead association, and schools must complete an FCIS Self-Study and be evaluated by an FCIS-led team. More details may be found in the FCIS Accreditation Manual.