East St. Louis School District 189 Receives Full Accreditation for Five Years!
East St. Louis School District 189 has met the strong criteria for educational quality established by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, an independent and international accreditation agency. East St. Louis School District 189 has met the criteria for educational quality established by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission. The Accreditation is valid through 6/30/2024 and covers all ten of the district's main campuses. AdvancED District Accreditation is a powerful systems approach to improving student performance results and organizational effectiveness. It applies the three pillars of accreditation-high standards, continuous improvement, and quality assurance-to the entire district to ensure alignment and support between and among the district and its school. AdvancED uses the Index of Education Quality (IEQ) as a holistic measure of overall performance based on a comprehensive set of standards and review criteria. IEQ results are reported on a scale of 100 (lowest) to 400 (best) and provide information about how the institution is performing compared to expected criteria. The average range of IEQ scores for the last five years for all institutions evaluated is 278.34 – 283.33. School District 189 scored 312.90 – exceeding the international average!