School Improvement

The following information is provided from the ND Department of Public Instruction Website:

North Dakota Statewide School Improvement Process
The state supported AdvancED accreditation approach provides one common method for reporting in every school in the state, allow uniform comparison among school districts, and provide these additional benefits to our state, schools and communities:

  • A nationally recognized accreditation model that focuses on continuous improvement, student performance, and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Accountability for the investment of the state in the educational process and a distinctive mark of quality and integrity recognized around the globe as the standard for educational excellence.
  • A framework and support system to help meet and exceed local, state, and national requirements.
  • Duplication of reporting eliminated and better use of reported information.
  • A valid external review process that provides an opportunity to gain valuable input, validation, and support from peers.
  • State-wide data and reports generated to provide an overview of the status and progress of schools within the state.

ND Annual Assurances – Due: October 1 (yearly)

Instructions for Completing the ND Annual Assurances Report
ND Annual Assurances Report Memorandum
North Dakota Assurances

General Documents

Music Program Standard Rubric
School Counseling Program Standards Rubric
School Library Media Program Standards Rubric

AdvancED Website