The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is the largest Protestant educational organization in the world. Since 1978, ACSI has advanced excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing support functions for Christian schools.Those functions include a host of services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative help, and textbook publishing. ACSI member schools serve more than 5.5 million students worldwide. Along with a headquarters facility, ACSI has 30 offices in North America and around the globe. Nearly 24,000 schools from over 100 countries are members. The primary financial support for ACSI is from 3,300 US-based schools. ACSI is a 501(c)(3) religious nonprofit organization.
What does ACSI do?
God has given us the opportunity to touch the lives of more than 5.5 million students worldwide by strengthening Christian schools and equipping Christian educators. ACSI exists to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ. We offer multiple services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative help, and curriculum publishing.
Where does ACSI work?
ACSI is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has 28 regional offices in North America and around the globe (10 in the United States and 18 internationally). More than 23,000 schools from 100 countries are members.
- 3,000 member schools (preschool to grade 12) in the United States
- Over 20,000 member schools (preschool to grade 12) internationally
- 120 member Christian colleges and universities
When was ACSI started?
ACSI was founded in 1978 through a merger of ten regional associations..
Is ACSI affiliated with a denomination?
No; ACSI is the world’s largest Christian school associations serving protestant schools from a wide range of denominations. See our Statement of Faith.
How do I find a Christian school?
You can search our database of member schools.
How do I get connected with ACSI?
We'd love to welcome your school to the family of ACSI members! Contact an ACSI office in your region or explore the benefits of membership:
Who is ACSI?
The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is an association of Christian schools, preschool through college. We provide programs and services that promote excellence in Christian schools through school improvement services, professional development opportunities, and programs that meet the unique needs of students.