210:35-3-201. Statement of the standard (a) Each school site must submit an Application for Accreditation to the Accreditation Standards Section of the State Department of Education by the due date specified on the Application. School sites are accredited for one year. An accredited school site shall meet all regulations and statutory requirements at the beginning of and throughout the school year.
(b) Accreditation status of school sites shall be classified according to the following categories:
(1) Accredited With No Deficiencies--All standards are being met.
(2) Accredited With Deficiencies--A school site fails to meet one or more of the standards but the deficiency does not seriously detract from the quality of the school's educational program.
(3) Accredited With Warning--A school site:
(A) fails to meet one or more of the standards and the deficiency seriously detracts from the quality of the school's educational program; and/or
(B) is designated as a school in need of improvement in school years 2011-2012 or later;
(4) Accredited With Probation--A school site:
(A) consistently fails to remove or make substantial progress towards removing all deficiencies noted the previous year; and/or,
(B) consistently violates regulations; and/or,
(C) deliberately and unnecessarily violates one or more of the regulations; and/or
(D) is declared as a School Improvement School in school years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 and designated as a school in need of improvement in school year 2011-2012; and/or;
(E) is designated as a school in need of improvement for three or more consecutive years beginning in school year 2011-2012.
(5) Nonaccredited--The school site is no longer recognized by the State Board of Education.
(c) If a school site is placed on warning or probation, the school board and administration will meet with a committee from the Accreditation Section to review their accreditation status. After the review from the committee, a determination will be made concerning warning, probation or nonaccredited status. The Accreditation Section will then present a recommendation to the State Board of Education.
[Source: Added at 8 Ok Reg 2159, eff 5-17-91 (emergency); Added at 9 Ok Reg 2371, eff 7-13-92; Amended at 15 Ok Reg 360, eff 10-13-97 (emergency); Amended at 15 Ok Reg 2306, eff 6-11-98; Amended at 19 Ok Reg 20, eff 9-17-01 (emergency); Amended at 19 Ok Reg 982, eff 5-13-02; Amended at 26 Ok Reg 99, eff 10-7-08 (emergency); Amended at 26 Ok Reg 1472, eff 6-11-09; Amended at 30 Ok Reg 1054, eff 6-27-13]