LPPH November 2010
The organizations listed at the end of this item are members of the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC). Members of TEPSAC are approved to accredit nonpublic schools in Texas. Schools that are accredited by TEPSAC members may be exempt from regulation by Licensing.
See the first item in the table under 2371 Standard Educational Programs That Are Exempt From Regulation by DFPS, regarding programs for prekindergarten and above.
Applying for or being in the process of becoming accredited does not constitute accreditation.
List of Accredited Schools
For a list of the individual private schools accredited by TEPSAC, search the TEPSAC site for the Texas School Directory. The list is updated weekly.
For the accreditation status of a specific school, use the Texas Education Directory’s search feature AskTED. (See the first item in the table under 2371 Standard Educational Programs, regarding programs for prekindergarten and above.
The TEPSAC members that are approved to accredit nonpublic schools are:
Accreditation Commission of Baptist Schools
Association of Christian Classical Schools
Association of Christian Schools International
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools
Independent Schools Association of the Southwest
International Christian Accrediting Association
Lutheran Schools Accreditation Commission
National Christian Schools Association
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools
Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Texas Seventh Day Adventists School System
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation
The following organization is not a member of TEPSAC, but does require compliance with established standards and has been reviewed by Child Care Licensing.
Association Montessori International Teachers of Texas (AMITOT)
5701 West FM 487
Florence, Texas 76527