Accreditation & Memberships
What is Accreditation
The word accredit is an interesting word related to the same root word as credible, or believable. An accredited institution therefore is one that can be believed. It has earned the approval of those who know it. Accreditation means: This institution is fulfilling its stated purpose with integrity and excellence.
Founded in 2002, Cornerstone Christian School is a direct instruction Pre-Kindergarten thru 12th grade private school located in Jacksonville, Florida. Cornerstone Christian School is accredited by the National Association of Private Schools. The National Association of Private Schools is an independent educational agency founded for the purpose of recognizing educational excellence in the private, non-traditional educational environment. Since 2002, our students have been granted admission into several public and private, state and national colleges, including; The University of Florida, The University of North Florida, Liberty University, Florida State College at Jacksonville, and The United States Naval Academy.
Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools
Cornerstone Christian School is an active member in the Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools. The Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools organization is an alliance of non-public schools that serve children with special needs. The Coalition works with legislators and the Florida Department of Education to keep the McKay Scholarship Program a viable option for parents of students with disabilities in Florida.
Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS)
Cornerstone Christian School is an active member of The Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. FACCS is a voluntary service providing association of Christian Schools, Christian colleges and universities, and homeschool groups. Started in 1968, it is the oldest, state-level association of Christian schools in the nation.
Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Accreditation (FCCPSA)
Cornerstone Christian School is an active member of The Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Accreditation. The FCCPSA grants accreditation to qualified Christian private schools, issues Certificates of Accreditation / Inspection for faith-based child care facilities. In addition the FCCPSA publishes Administrator Manuals, provides training, resources, legislative updates, activity insurance, testing and fellowship for educators throughout the state of Florida.