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Happy New Year 2020!          Our Mission is to educate, nurture, and develop all learners to be self-directed and to strive for excellence with confidence and integrity by working cooperatively with students, staff, parents, and community.
Budget Salary MI School


Brett Young
Director of Curriculum,
Instruction and Assessment
Michelle Callard
Adminstrative Asst./Personnel Services & Curriculum
School Improvement
HNCA accredited schools and districts collaborate to:
  • Develop standards
  • Apply standards
  • Engage each other in an internal self-study
  • Organize on-site evaluations by external reviewers.
The accreditation process:
  • Encourages schools to engage in continuous improvement through standards and peer review
  • Measures a wide variety of inputs, processes and outputs includes a wide variety of stakeholders in the improvement process
  • Criteria for applying standards are known
  • Measures align with the Michigan Curriculum Framework
  • Controls for socioeconomic status through disaggregation of data
  • Uses multiple measures of student achievement
  • Includes all students Criteria included are under control of the school
  • Includes trend data rather than one-year snapshots Includes both quantitative and qualitative measures
  • Analyses examine best instructional practices