We are a Leader Among Regionally Accredited Online High Schools
James Madison High School is a nationally and regionally accredited online high school recognized by two major accrediting organizations. This certifies that our school delivers on the promise of a top quality education that meets the highest established standards for high schools nationwide.
Accreditation is a mark of excellence. Importantly, earning a diploma from a leader among regionally accredited online high schools assures that your education will be accepted by colleges and prospective employers.
SACS CASI (Regionally Accredited)SACS CASI
James Madison High School is a regionally accredited online high school with accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). SACS CASI is dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide through accreditation, research and professional services. SACS CASI accredits over 13,000 schools and school systems throughout the United States and overseas and is an accreditation division of AdvancED.
Why Regional Accreditation is Important
SACS CASI is one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies that oversee compliance with federal regulations and ensure high standards of academic quality for public and private educational institutions. SACS CASI regularly evaluates our instruction, professional development, business operation and student achievement, supporting continual, measurable improvements. Regional accreditation confirms the quality of your JMHS education and is essential if you plan to attend college, as colleges and universities typically accept credits from regionally accredited schools.
Distance Education and Training Council (Nationally Accredited)DETC
James Madison High School is also an accredited member of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The DETC’s rigorous evaluation process applies the same standards upheld by well-established "brick and mortar" institutions.
The DETC regularly examines the curricula, instruction methods and administrative policies of our accredited online high school. It reviews our student support services and assesses the quality of our faculty and course content. The conclusion? James Madison High School’s accredited online high school diploma program continually meets the DETC’s exacting standards of excellence.
Download the JMHS High School Consumer Information Disclosure (PDF), a public form for DETC accredited institutions.
Good News for New Military Recruits!
The U.S. Department of Defense now recognizes graduates of DETC-accredited online high schools as Tier I recruits, giving them full eligibility for enlistment in the armed forces. Previously, full-time online high school programs were ranked under Tier II, with limits set on percentages of eligible recruits.
WHY JMHS? TOP 5 REASONS
- 1 National & regional accreditation
- 2 Anytime, anywhere learning
- 3 Low Interest-free monthly tuition
- 4 Year-round enrollment
- 5 Graduate faster with transfer