(1) The conditions under which each elementary school, each middle school, each junior
high school, 7th and 8th grades funded at high school rates, and each high school
operates must be reviewed by the superintendent of public instruction to determine
compliance with the standards of accreditation. The accreditation status of each school must then be established by the board of
public education upon the recommendation of the superintendent of public instruction. Notification of the accreditation status for the applicable school year or years
must be given to each district by the superintendent of public instruction.
(2) A school may be accredited for a period consisting of 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 school
years, except that multiyear accreditation may be granted only to schools that are
in compliance with 20-4-101.
(3) A nonpublic school may, through its governing body, request that the board of
public education accredit the school. Nonpublic schools may be accredited in the same manner as provided in subsection
(4) As used in this section, "7th and 8th grades funded at high school rates" means an elementary school district or K-12 district elementary program whose 7th
and 8th grades are funded as provided in 20-9-306(15)(c)(ii).
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.