Meeting defined educational standards of quality.
Diploma Programme (IB DP)
Rancho Solano Preparatory School is the only private school in the greater Phoenix area to receive IB authorization for the Diploma Programme (IB DP).
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a global, nonprofit leader in international education—developing inquiring, knowledgeable, confident, and caring young people. The programmes empower school-aged students to take ownership in their own learning and help them develop future-ready skills to make a difference and thrive in an ever-changing world.
The IB DP is a rigorous, two-year program that results in personal and academic development and, upon successful completion, a globally recognized diploma.
Cognia is a forward thinking nonproﬁt organization laser-focused on improving educational opportunities for all learners. Cognia accreditation is like no other. Their research-based performance standards give institutions a shared framework to achieve measurable, meaningful improvement. No other accrediting agency gives actionable data from a team of professional reviewers—or continues to guide institutions to leverage their strengths for improvement.
Cognia Performance Standards are at the heart of continuous improvement and accreditation. They define the characteristics of a good education institution and provide guidelines for efforts that will energetically and visibly grow learners, teachers, leaders, and organizations.
NIPSA, the National Independent Private Schools Association was founded in 1983 by a group of California school owners. NIPSA addresses the unique challenges and opportunities inherent in proprietary school operations. Their mission is to advocate for the interests of proprietary academic schools, and the students and communities they serve.