Accreditation Information

Faith West Academy is accredited by the International Christian Accrediting Association (ICAA), AdvancED (advance-ed.org), and is a member of Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI.)

ICAA Five-Year Reevaluation Visit Results

In 2012, Faith West Academy went through a review by the ICAA.  These reviews take place every five years.  We are pleased to announce that we received the highest marks in all areas.  We have no areas of improvement that we must address.

The following are excerpts from the Report:

SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDED STATUS

FROM THE ICAA VISITING COMMITTEE ACCREDITATION REPORT

 SCHOOL VISITED  Faith West Academy
 CITY/STATE OR COUNTRY  Katy, Texas
 DATE OF SITE VISIT  April 12-13, 2012
 TYPE OF VISIT  Five-Year Reevaluation Visit
       ICAA STANDARD  COMMITTEE FINDINGS
 ONE  Foundational Documents  M
 TWO  Governance, Organization, and Accounting. Click Here to view Financial and Accounting Standards.  M
 THREE  Personnel  M
 FOUR  Student Services  M
 FIVE  Instructional Programs  M
 SIX  Eary Childhood Education  N/A
 SEVEN  Physical Plant, Campus, and Safety  M

M=Standard Met         NM=Standard Not Met         NA=Not Applicable

STATUS RECOMMENDATION FROM THE VISITING TEAM

_X_ ACCREDITATION

___ ACCREDITATION WITH EXCEPTION*

___ ACCREDITATION WITH PROBATION

___ REMAIN AT PROVISIONAL STATUS D DROP

* Exceptions are cited for “elements” in the Standards that are assessed by the visiting committee to be at the Unacceptable Level as defined in the element rubric. All exceptions are identified as areas of improvement and described below, along with the required response from the school.

AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT *

No Areas of Improvement are currently reported for Faith West Academy.

* Areas for Improvement must be addressed each in the school’s Annual Report (until and unless the area for improvement has been completed) indicating that action and progress is being made towards school and/or program improvements. Areas for Improvement may be removed during the school’s next Continuing Accreditation Visit if the Site Committee determines that evidence indicates school and/or program improvements have been made.

CHAIRPERSON’S SUMMARY AND CONCLUDING STATEMENTS

Faith West Academy is a strong school with excellent leadership through Mr. Gary Kerr, President, Vicky Gough, Business Administrator, Mary Strickland, Chief Administrator, Terry Boling, Elementary Principal, and Jessica Bickerstaff, Curriculum Director. The mission of the school is clearly aligned to strong Christian living and strong academics and has greatly impacted the surrounding community.

The ICAA site visit found a faculty and staff who are strongly committed to serving Christian education, students and parents. The faculty and staff are very supportive of the school mission and the community.

In His Service,

Dr. Calvin G. Roso Chair