Mission The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.
Vision The School District of Palm Beach County envisions a dynamic collaborative multi-cultural community where education and lifelong learning are valued and supported, and all learners reach their highest potential and succeed in the global economy.
"District accreditation supports the Palm Beach County School District's ongoing commitment for enhanced student achievement and establishes a nationally recognized mark of excellence for students, their parents, and the business community." - E. Wayne Gent, Superintendent
What does accreditation mean for our students?
Students Gain Greater Access to Federal Loans, Scholarships, Military Programs and Colleges
WE HAVE DISTRICT ACCREDITATION!
All of our schools are accredited!
What is District Accreditation?
Find out more about AdvancED's mission:
2. School Improvement
3. Professional Development
4. Product Innovation
Watch: AdvancED's Join The Journey Video
WHO IS AdvancED AND SACS CASI
The AdvancED Accreditation Process, a protocol embraced around the world, is a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review, supported by research-based standards, and dedicated to helping schools, districts and education providers continuously improve.
AdvancED is the world’s largest education community, serving more than 30,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 70 countries that educate over 16 million students.
As the global leader in advancing education excellence through accreditation and school improvement, AdvancED brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of the three largest US-based accreditation agencies —
the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) is a division of AdvancED. The mission of SACS CASI is the improvement of education in the south through accreditation.