School Accreditation

The NAPCIS  accreditation association applies standards of excellence to criteria specifically selected to meet the educational quality and competence of operation of private Catholic and independent schools. 

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NAPCIS Membership

Membership in NAPCIS brings networking with like-minded schools, access to our educational resources,  reinforcement of the identity to live up to your Catholic mission; and advertising to Catholic families.
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Start a School

NAPCIS is ready to help you start your own private Catholic school with our the NAPCIS Feasibility Packet and professional consultation.

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Job Bank

NAPCIS provides networking for open teaching and administrative positions at NAPCIS member schools.

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Ecclesiastical Advisor

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, D.D., J.C.D.
Prefect, Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura

Council of Scholars

Dominic Aquila, D.Lit. & Phil.
Louise Desilets
Rev. Joseph Fessio, S.J.
John Galten
James Gaston
Alice von Hildebrand, Ph.D.
Arthur M. Hippler, Ph.D.
Ann Malone
Rev. Anthony Mastroeni
Ronald McArthur, Ph.D.
James Merkel, Ph.D.
Roberta Noonan, Ph.D.
Patrick D. O\’Meara
Rev. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R.
Robert Spencer
Rev. Joseph Terra, F.S.S.P.

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Catholic High School Honor Roll 2013-2014


Nine NAPCIS Member Schools in the Nation’s Top 50 Catholic Schools
Congratulations to:


Chesterton Academy, Minneapolis, MN
Faustina Academy, Irving, TX
Holy Angels Academy, Louisville, KY
John Paul the Great Academy, Lafayette, LA
Rhodora J. Donahue Academy, Ave Maria, FL
St. Augustine Academy, Ventura, CA
St. Ignatius College Preparatory, Ft. Worth, TX
St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Greenville, SC
St. Monica Academy, Pasadena, CA

2013-2014 Special Recognition for Excellence in Catholic Identity and Civics Education

Holy Cross Academy, Oneida, NY
Holy Rosary Academy, Anchorage, AK
St. Joseph Academy, San Marcos, CA