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Accreditation is intended to assure the quality and integrity of PK12 education institutions and programs and to help those institutions and programs improve. These outcomes are achieved through rigorous internal and external review processes during which the institution is evaluated against a common set of standards. Sunrise Academy is accredited by the following organizations:


NCPSA   [click to verify]

Accredited since 2016

The NCPSA Early Childhood accreditation is based on established national standards, combined with a detailed inspection process that will guide the center to meeting the high standards necessary to become a Gold Seal Quality Care program.


Cognia    [click to verify]

Accredited since 2017


Cognia (formerly AdvanceED) accreditation represents the unified policies and procedures of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), one of the six regional educational accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. In order to earn Cognia accreditation, education providers must meet the accreditation performance standards, assurances, and policies;  demonstrate quality assurance through internal and engagement reviews, and engage in continuous improvement

Florida Department of Children & Families (FL DCF)   [click to verify]
Accredited as Gold Seal Designated Facility since 2017

In 1996, the Florida Legislature established the Gold Seal Quality Care program to acknowledge child care facilities and family day care homes that are accredited by recognized agencies and whose standards reflect quality in the level of care and supervision provided to children

National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA)     [click to verify]

Accredited since 2017

Accredited Member is a status of membership that indicates the school is substantially accomplishing its stated goals and objectives and has given evidence that it is committed to continued growth and the pursuit of excellence. 

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Peace Mala    [click to verify]

Accredited since 2020

Peace Mala is multi award winning educational project for peace and global citizenship. In order to achieve our Bronze Accreditation we had to demonstrate competency in community cohesion, the promotion of human rights, preventing bullying, encouraging active compassion, celebrating diversity, as well as promoting environmental sustainability, healthy eating, and respect for all animals.

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