Joint Accreditation

FCIS offers a joint accreditation process with four partners:


Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)


The joint accreditation process allows schools to pursue up to four accreditations (FCIS, AdvancED-SACS, 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.