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Archbishop Hannan High School is accredited by AdvancED, a non-profit, non-partisan organization and the largest community of education professionals in the world.

The Accreditation Process: Looking Within

Every five years, in preparation for re-accreditation, Archbishop Hannan High School embarks on a rigorous self-study covering all aspects of school life. Our most recent, in 2013, began with focus groups of students, staff, parents, community members, and faculty. These groups examined the school’s governance and organization; its academic program; student social, spiritual, and support programs; resource management and development structures; and Catholic identity. In the Fall of 2014, the school submitted to the AdvancED Quality Review Team it's Self-Study Report and supporting evidence in preparation for their site visit. In the Spring of 2014, The AdvancED Review Team spent three days on the Hannan campus. During their visit, they spent a majority of their time observing classes and meeting with students, teachers, parents, and administrators. At the end of their visit, the team presented their findings to the school community.

Accredited and Congratulated

During the closing meeting, the AdvancED Review Team congratulated the Archbishop Hannan faculty and staff for the quality of learning, level of academic rigor, and a sense of student and parent satisfaction they encountered during their visit. The External Review Team identified fourteen (14) Powerful Practices during their visit and review of Archbishop Hannan. Powerful Practices spotlight a noteworthy observation and action at the school that has yielded clear results in student achievement or organizational effectiveness. The IEQ (Index of Educational Quality) provides a measure of the school's overall performance based on a comprehensive set of indicators and evaluative criteria. Archbishop Hannan received an IEQ Institutional score of 351/400. Based on the school's stellar evaluation, the External Review Team awarded Archbishop Hannan High School the maximum five-year term of accreditation.

Click here to download the 2014 AdvancED Accreditation Team External Report.