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Accreditation

Effective May 1, 2018, Tipton Christian Academy is a fully accredited academic institution.  Approved through the Department of Education, TCA has a dual accreditation through Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancEd.

Accreditation with ACSI accomplishes the following objectives:

  • documents that Tipton Christian Academy is true to its own foundational statements (mission, vision, core values, goals)
  • affirms that Tipton Christian Academy meets standards of quality established by the international school community
  • provides validation of the credibility of Tipton Christian Academy through a peer review process
  • promotes accountability to our community
  • improves instruction targeting increased student achievement
  • promotes ongoing instructional improvement through a continuous process of self-assessment and systematic school development 
  • encourages the evaluation of biblical and spiritual integration at Tipton Christian Academy
  • transfers credits between schools and between nation's school systems

A group of 63 administrators, faculty, parents and community stakeholders have worked over the past 18 months to finalize our self-study report. The self-study report provides comprehensive information to include detailed research & supporting evidences.  There are 8 Core Standards covered in the report and the following people served as Standard Chairs: 

Standard 1: Philosophy & Foundations - Kendra Parr

Standard 2: Governance & Executive Leadership - Kate Krull 

Standard 3: Home & Community Relations and Student Services - Lisa Blalack

Standard 4: Personnel - Chuck Smith 

Standard 5: Instructional Program & Resources - Tiffany Wilkerson 

Standard 6: Student Care - Lisa Petzinger

Standard 7: Character, Values & Spiritual Formation - Kathy Joy 

Standard 8: School Improvement Plan - Sara Stewart

Please click here to view a final copy of Tipton Christian Academy's Profile & Standards Report.  

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