Accreditations and Affiliations

The Academy is accredited by and affiliated with a number of distinguished educational institutions and community service programs.

Accreditations

List of 10 items.

  • AdvancEd Accreditation

    AdvancEd is the world’s largest education community, serving more than 30,000 public and private schools across the USA and in more than 70 countries, educating more than 16 million students. AdvancEd promotes the understanding that students must be readied for a constantly evolving and diverse world and that educational institutions have a deep responsibility to deliver a quality education to students from all walks of life.
     
    AdvancEd is the global leader in advancing education excellence through accreditation and school improvement. The AdvancEd Accreditation Protocol is embraced worldwide as a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review, supported by research-based standards.
     
    AdvancEd assigns ratings to seven accreditation standards. Fort Worth Academy enjoys the highest achievable rating on all seven standards.
  • Standard One: Vision and Purpose

    The school establishes and communicates a shared purpose and direction for improving the performance of students and the effectiveness of the school.

    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Two: Governance and Leadership

    The school provides governance and leadership that promote student performance and school effectiveness.

    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Three: Teaching and Learning

    The school provides research-based curriculum and instruction methods that facilitate learning for all students.

    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Four: Documenting and Using Results

    The school enacts a comprehensive assessment system that monitors and documents performance and uses these results to improve student performance and school effectiveness.

    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Five: Resources and Support Systems

    The school has the resources and services necessary to support its vision and purpose and to achieve achievement for all students.

    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Six: Stakeholder Communication and Relationship

    The school fosters effective communications and relationships with and among its stakeholders.
     
    Rating: Highly Functional
  • Standard Seven: Commitment to Continuous Improvement

    The school establishes, implements and monitors a continuous process of improvement that focuses on student performance.
     
    Rating: Highly Functional

    In addition to rating all seven standards “highly functional,” the AdvancEd Quality Assurance Review Team issued two commendations.
  • Commendation One

    Statement: The highly qualified faculty is collegial and collaborative in support of a true learning community.
     
    Rationale: When teachers work as a mutually supportive team, there is a strong focus on mission and goals and ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Commendation Two

    Statement: The Head of School is a catalyst for the school’s success. His commitment fuels stakeholders’ high level of motivation, and he is respected and admired by the school’s stakeholders.
     
    Rationale: Thoughtful, energetic, engaged and caring leadership can galvanize the faculty to focus on the school’s mission and goals.

    AdvancEd accreditation of Fort Worth Academy remains valid until 2017.

Affiliations

List of 7 items.

  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

    The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,700 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including 1,400 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
  • Common Sense Media

    Common Sense Media is a national nonprofit organization that provides families with the advice and media reviews needed in order to make the best choices for their children. Through education programs and policy efforts, Common Sense Media empowers parents, educators and young people to become knowledgeable and responsible digital citizens.
  • TCU College of Education

    The TCU College of Education prepares exemplary leaders for diverse educational settings and related fields who are reflective, ethical, innovative and committed to all learners.
  • Fort Worth Sister Cities

    Fort Worth Sister Cities International is the only organization dedicated solely to promoting Fort Worth globally and enriching the community through international education, exchange and commerce. FWSCI provides a world of opportunities for our city leaders, citizens, educators, students and businesses alike.
  • Lausanne Learning Institute

    The Lausanne Learning Institute is an international think tank for schools. Created and hosted by Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, Tennessee, the Lausanne Learning Institute offers over 100 breakout sessions—from hands-on events to lectures, discussions and networking. Conference sessions meet the needs of educators, administrators, technology integrationists, technology support personnel and more. In 2013, over 400 participants from 33 states and 13 countries attended, representing more than 125 schools and school districts. Over half those attending are K-12 teachers who collaborate with peers and learn tips for using laptops and tablets in their own classrooms.
  • Meals on Wheels

    Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County is a charitable organization that started in 1973 as a collaboration between 11 faith-based organizations in downtown Fort Worth to bring food to the elderly in the central city area.
  • The National SEED Project (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)

    The National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum is the nation’s largest peer-led leadership development project. They engage public and private school teachers, college faculty, parents and community leaders from all subject areas, grade levels and geographic locations to create gender-fair, multiculturally equitable, socioeconomically aware and globally informed education.

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