Accreditation's Impact on Stakeholders

  • For Students

    • Educational opportunities ensure a continuous improvement mindset is committed to raising overall student achievement.
    • Students receiving services from an accredited institution have greater access to federal loans, scholarships, post-secondary education, and military programs that require students to attend accredited institutions.

    For Parents

     The accreditation process ensures parents that systems are implementing practices to better serve all students for the future.

    For Teachers/Staff

     The accreditation process holds teachers and staff accountable for overall improvement, and for having a positive growth mindset for the organization and their individual classrooms.

    For Communities and Businesses

     Accreditation process highlights strengths of the system and allows an active voice from local businesses and communities. Accreditation is the launchpad to expand community input for economic growth and business expansion for minority and large businesses.

     Palm Beach County will continue to strive for academic excellence towards school improvement by continuing to maintain our A-Rated status. The mission of the School District of Palm Beach County is to educate, affirm, and inspire each student in an equity-embedded school system.