AdvancED's Seven System Quality Factors
These are keys to driving improvement.
The capacity to define and clearly communicate to stakeholders the strategic direction and priorities that the system is committed to achieving.
The shared values, beliefs, written and unwritten rules, assumptions, and behavior of the system's stakeholders that shape the social norms and create opportunities for everyone to be successful.
The system sets and commits to high expectations for student learning outcomes, teacher quality, leadership effectiveness, community engagement, and parent involvement.
Impact of Instruction
The capacity of all staff in the system to purposefully and intentionally create an environment that empowers all learners to be successful and reach expected levels of achievement, including readiness to transition to the next level of learning or career pathway.
The ability of a system to plan, secure, and allocate its resources (human, material, and fiscal) to meet the needs of every learner.
Efficacy of Engagement
The ability of the system to engage learners and other stakeholders in an effective and efficient manner to achieve its goals.
The ability of a system to consistently execute actions designed to improve organizational and instructional effectiveness.