Accreditation and Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools

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The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well.


Ohio Association of Independent Schools

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The Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS) is a non-profit organization of pre-primary, elementary, middle and secondary schools whose purpose is to support and advance independent education in Ohio.


Independent Schools Association of the Central States

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The Summit Country Day School is fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), a membership organization of 230 independent schools from 13 states of the Midwest region.

International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation

The Summit Country Day School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), a member of the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA). ISACS has voluntarily submitted to a rigorous and impartial review of its accreditation program and demonstrated its adherence to the ICAISA’s Criteria for effective independent school accreditation practices." ISACS is commended by ICAISA for the quality of the association’s accreditation program for its member schools. 


Ohio High School Athletic Association

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The Ohio High School Athletic Association is a non-profit athletic administration organization serving its member schools by recognizing and promoting academics, the safety of participants, good citizenship and lifelong values as the foundation of interscholastic athletics..OHSAA’s mission is to regulate and administer interscholastic athletic competition in a fair and equitable manner while promoting the values of participation in interscholastic athletics as an integral part of a student's educational experience.


National Catholic Educational Association

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The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) is a voluntary association of educators and institutions. NCEA members - individuals, institutions, or organizations - receive specialized services based upon their work environment and/or professional role. NCEA is the largest private professional education organization in the world, representing 150,000 Catholic educators serving 6 million students in Catholic elementary and secondary schools, in religious education programs, in seminaries, and in colleges and universities.


Queen City Foundation

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The Queen City Foundation is a non-profit organization which assists minority students in Greater Cincinnati. The goal of the foundation is to introduce, inform, and support minority students with academic talent, desire and motivation.