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Clarksville Christian School Gains Additional Accreditation Status


Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – The world’s largest educational accrediting organization has announced that Clarksville Christian School (CCS) has been granted formal accreditation by its governing body.

AdvancED (formerly SACS—Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) recently notified CCS of its decision.  This most recent accreditation now makes CCS a dually accredited school, having also received accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) last July.

Clarksville Christian School

Clarksville Christian School

From the inception of Clarksville Christian School in 2007, the desire has been to strive for excellence. CCS has undergone an intensive and rigorous five-year process to earn this distinction.  The benefits of affiliation with organizations such as AdvancED and ACSI hold CCS to a higher standard and degree of accountability.

Benefits that will be appreciated by students and their parents will include greater access to federal loans, scholarships, and post-secondary education and military programs that require students to attend an accredited institution, as well as ease in transferring of credits.   The granting of accreditation by AdvancED coincides nicely with the graduation of Clarksville Christian School’s first senior class, anticipated for the 2013-14 school year.

Upper School Principal Amanda Binkley states, “The accreditation status given to CCS by both ACSI and AdvancED will give the students who graduate from CCS all the same rights and privileges as students who graduate from any school in Tennessee, public or private.  Dual accreditation ensures that students will have access to college preparation (ACT, SAT, Dual Enrollment, etc.) and full recognition of their diplomas by colleges and universities. Accreditation allows us to compete academically with any school, large or small, in the quality education that we can provide to our students.”

About Clarksville Christian School

Founded in 2007, Clarksville Christian School’s goal is to foster and maintain an educational and Christian environment wherein God is glorified in every respect academically, socially, and morally according to the teachings of the Bible. In fulfilling this mission, Clarksville Christian School is dedicated to glorifying God and affirming only the Bible as His infallible, authoritative, and inspired word.

Clarksville Christian School fulfills this mission by teaching daily Bible classes, inspiring academic excellence in each student according to his or her ability, promoting physical fitness, and directing each student into his or her personal development of the body, mind, spirit, and a maturing, closer relationship with God. Additionally, the traits of self-esteem, responsibility, tolerance, self-reliance, respect, courtesy, leadership, appreciation, pride in school and country, good judgment, and integrity are emphasized.

CCS encourages active parental and family involvement in the Christian education of their children.

About AdvancED

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 more than 70 countries that educate over 16 million students. AdvancED insists on a relentless pursuit of excellence – for itself and for the institutions it accredits.

This ethic of excellence ensures that institutions will find rich benefits from accreditation and that parents can confidently make informed decisions about their children’s education, knowing their child’s school is accredited. Accreditation matters because our students deserve the highest level of educational excellence possible.




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