Mission Statement/Core Values

Committee on Public Secondary Schools (CPSS)
CPSS Mission Statement
The Commission on Public Secondary Schools in partnership with member schools ensures, through an ongoing accreditation process, that all students experience an equitable, quality education vital to the success of a democratic society.

CPSS Core Values
To achieve our mission CPSS commits to…
•   maintain relevant and dynamic Standards of 
     Accreditation which define a quality education;
•   support member schools through self-
     evaluation, peer review, and ongoing monitoring;
•   support research-based practices critical to
     continuous school improvement;
•   model a culture of self-reflection, collaboration,
     and inquiry.

To support the CPSS mission, member schools agree to…
•   participate actively in the accreditation process;
•   demonstrate adherence to the Standards for Accreditation
     which fosters academic, social, civic growth for students,
     professional  development for faculty, and continuous
     improvement for schools.