Standards

One aspect of AdvancED Accreditation involves a critical self-assessment performed by the entire Soldotna High School faculty. The Standards links on this site include the narratives created by staff accreditation teams which responsible for each standard. The narratives include links to specific examples of evidence or artifacts supporting the self-assessment. There is also a quick reference Evidence Library which includes the additional artifacts and evidence organized by each standard. AdvancED has developed 5 specific standards to assess school performance which are listed below. The Self Assessment Workbook Scoresheet┬álists the specific components of each standard as well as Soldotna High School’s self-assessment score.

AdvancED Standards for Quality

Standard 1: Purpose and Direction

The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.

Standard 2: Governance and Leadership

The school operates under governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and school effectiveness.

Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning

The school’s curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher effectiveness and student learning.

Standard 4: Resources and Support Systems

The school has resources and provides services that support its purpose and direction to ensure success for all students.

Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement

The school implements a comprehensive assessment system that generates a range of data about student learning and school effectiveness and uses the results to guide continuous improvement.