NAPCIS applies our trusted rigorous standards of excellence in academics and Catholic identity to accredit private Catholic and independent schools schools. 

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Membership in NAPCIS brings invaluable networking and resources, and communicates your school’s strong Catholic identity to parents, teachers and students.

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Teacher Certification

NAPCIS offers Catholic educators in member schools a two-year in-house program of study, mentor-based apprenticeship, practice and evaluation.

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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.
Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

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.

Board of Trustees

Francis Crotty
Napa, CA
Eileen Cubanski
Sacramento, CA
Dan Guernsey, Ed.D.
Rhodora J. Donahue Academy, Ave Maria, FL
Denise Donohue, Ed.D.
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL
Arthur Kunath, M.D.
St. Edmund Campion Academy, Cincinnati, OH
Joseph Norton
Holy Angels Academy, Louisville, KY

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Catholic High School Honor Roll 2014-2015

16 of 71 schools – 23% of the 2014-2015 Schools of Excellence – are NAPCIS schools – proving that NAPCIS schools have the winning formula – salvation of souls and academic excellence equals faithful Catholic education.