The PAIS Commission for Accreditation is recognized as a member of the The International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA), the international authority on independent school accreditation, representing thousands of schools in over 100 countries. Learn more about ICAISA.

PAIS has fully met the established criteria for effective independent school accreditation practices, exemplary standards, and models of successful accreditation policies and procedures and is held accountable over a ten-year cycle to compliance, best practices, policies and procedures in the accreditation process. This serves two purposes: institutional improvement and quality assurance. Learn more about the CRITERIA FOR EFFECTIVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ACCREDITATION PRACTICES