Halstrom's Accreditation

Halstrom Academy is an Accredited School

The Best Guarantee for Your Child’s Success

When searching for the right school for you, it is important to make sure the school is accredited. Halstrom Academy’s accreditation is through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for students in grades 6-12. Each student can choose from numerous AP courses, over one hundred UC/CSU certified courses and NCAA-approved courses. Learn more about our accrediting partners and associations.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Western Association of Schools and CollegesThe Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. The Accrediting Commission for Schools, WASC, extends its services to over 4,500 public, independent, church-related, and proprietary pre-K–12 and adult schools, works with 16 associations in joint accreditation processes, and collaborates with other educational organizations.

The ACS WASC accreditation process fosters excellence in elementary, secondary, and adult education by encouraging school improvement. WASC accreditation recognizes schools that meet an acceptable level of quality, in accordance with established, research-based WASC criteria.


National Collegiate Athletic AssociationThe National Collegiate Athletic Association is a membership-driven organization dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of student-athletes and equipping them with the skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom and throughout life.

They support learning through sports by integrating athletics and higher education to enrich the college experience of student-athletes. NCAA members – mostly colleges and universities, but also conferences and affiliated groups – work together to create the framework of rules for fair and safe competition.

Those rules are administered by NCAA national office staff, which also organizes national championships and provides other resources to support student-athletes and the schools they attend. The NCAA membership and national office work together to help more than 450,000 student-athletes develop their leadership, confidence, discipline and teamwork through college sports.

University of California

University of CaliforniaFrom all backgrounds, ethnicities and incomes, UC attracts the best and brightest. UC undergraduates come from all over California, and they work hard to make it to college. In fact, over 40 percent of UC student come from low-income families.

UC’s faculty are the drivers behind innovations in biotechnology, computer science, art and architecture — and they bring that knowledge, that greatness, directly to the classroom.

California State University

California State UniversityThe CSU is a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education. With 23 campuses, almost 447,000 students, and 45,000 faculty and staff, they are the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country.

Here is a list of our campuses

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