Accreditation is a term that originally meant trustworthiness in its middle French, Old Italian usage.  The original purpose of accreditation in the United States was designed to encourage the standardization of secondary school programs, primarily to ensure for the benefit of colleges and universities that graduating students had mastered a particular body of knowledge. However, today the process involves a dual purpose that continues the expectation that schools must be worthy of the trust placed in them to provide high quality learning opportunities, but with the added requirement that they clearly demonstrate that they are about the critical business of continual self-improvement.—Western Association of Schools and Colleges Website

Horizon Prep is dually accredited through ACSI [Association of Christian Schools International] and WASC [Western Association of Schools and Colleges], and holds full accreditation status.




The Western Association of Schools and Colleges [WASC] is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. Accreditation through WASC ensures all post-secondary colleges and universities recognize Horizon Prep graduates.




The Association of Christian Schools International [ACSI], ensures the educational quality and integrity of the school, along with the spiritual aspects of the school, and confirms that the school demonstrates that it is true to its own statements of philosophy, mission, and goals.


WASC, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
ACSI, Association of Christian Schools International
ACCS, Association of Classical & Christian Schools
NCAA, National Collegiate Athletic Association
NAESP, National Association of Elementary School Principals
NCTM, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
CRA, California Reading Association
ASCD, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
CCEA, Calvary Chapel Education Association