A KingdomEd accredited school has a governing body and established administrative
leaders who follow biblical, legal, and ethical principles of school management
and work in harmony to provide guidance and organization to the school. The
governing and executive leadership act as fiduciaries for the school and follow
sound tuition management, fund-raising, and accounting methods that provide
sufficient funding for current expenses and long-term sustainability to the
school. Governance and leadership adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, core
values, and expected student outcomes of the school.
A KingdomEd accredited school has a partnering relationship with parents to educate their children academically, physically, spiritually, and socially. It also has a relationship with a single church, area churches, or the state Baptist convention that facilitates shared ministry opportunities between the two entities and ministers to the families served by the school. All areas of church and parental relationships adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, core values, and expected student outcomes of the school.
A KingdomEd accredited school employs an adequate number of administrative, faculty, and staff personnel who are Christ followers and are qualified by degree and professional credentials to carry out their prescribed responsibilities. They participate in professional development that improves instructional and relational practices and that leads to student success both academically and spiritually. All personnel and related policies adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, core values, and expected student outcomes of the school.
A KingdomEd accredited school offers a well-planned, biblical worldview-based curriculum guide that meets the academic needs of all grade levels, abilities, and subjects. The curriculum guide has a clear scope and sequence and/or mapping and is periodically reviewed with input from faculty. Instructional methods utilized by faculty are grade, ability, and subject appropriate with significant biblical integration evident and supported by resources, including technology, that directly impact student achievement. The instructional environment is organized and well-managed by the teacher with consideration given to student learning needs and parental input. All areas of curriculum and instruction adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, core values, and expected student outcomes of the school.
A KingdomEd accredited school cultivates a climate of spiritual growth for its students beginning with salvation and continuing with discipleship, Christian service, and godly character building. It is grounded in the pursuit of biblical excellence in competent performance for God’s glory in all areas of student life and the fulfillment of God’s will for their lives, both in the present and future. Administration, faculty, and staff act as mentors in the process of the spiritual formation of students. All areas of spiritual formation adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, and core values of the school.
A KingdomEd accredited school provides facilities that are properly maintained and meet local and state requirements for health and safety. Educational facilities enhance the academic goals of the school and are grade-level appropriate. There are thorough, written policies, plans, and standard operating procedures in place that address abuse, bullying, and all types of on-campus crises. Administration, faculty, and staff are properly and regularly trained in handing these emergency situations. Transportation of students meets all state and local requirements for safety. All facilities, transportation, and related policies/procedures adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, and core values of the school.
Aligns with Kingdom Education Principles: 1 – 7 – 13
8. Student and Ancillary Services
A KingdomEd accredited school has an established admissions and re-enrollment program that ensures all applicants are fairly evaluated as per the enrollment policies of the school and state/federal statutes. Comprehensive academic, career, and personal guidance is available to all students at their grade and social level. Co-curricular or extracurricular activities are organized and properly staffed. Other discretionary and varied services provide support for all stakeholders. All student and ancillary services adhere to the philosophy, mission, vision, and core values of the school.