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University Lab School Receives National Reaccreditation

12/21/2011 10:53 AM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Laboratory School, or Lab School, received commendations for meeting and/or exceeding accreditation standards and for earning rankings of “highly functional” in all categories during its AdvancED reaccreditation visit on Nov. 1 and 2.

 

The AdvancED Accreditation Process, a protocol embraced worldwide, is a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review supported by research-based standards and dedicated to helping schools, districts and education providers continuously improve.

 

The quality assurance review team commended the LSU Laboratory School for:

 

  • A strong, professional relationship created by the administrative team and faculty, characterized by commitment to the mission of the school, high levels of accessibility and visibility and a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Stakeholder support and involvement, which enhances the resources and operations of the school.
  • IB and Dual Enrollment programs, which offer unique opportunities for community awareness, community service and academic growth.
  • A well-defined and articulated process for curriculum alignment that has been developed and implemented across grades K-12.
  • Safe, inviting and well-maintained facilities, which create an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.
  • A strong sense of pride and a culture of excellence that permeate the school and its stakeholders.

 

“The Lab School wishes to thank our students, parents, faculty, staff and community-at-large who support the school and help to make it exceptional,” said Albert Camburn, principal. “Congratulations to our Associate Principal Myra Broussard and Dean of Students Frank Rusciano for facilitating the reaccreditation process.”

 

The LSU Laboratory School serves more than 1,300 K-12 students and operates through the LSU College of Education as an independent school system and an educational research center.

 

For more information about the LSU Laboratory School, visit www.uhigh.lsu.edu.

 

AdvancED is the world’s largest education community, serving more than 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and schools in 69 countries that educate more than 15 million students. For more information about AdvancED visit www.advanc-ed.org.

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