Our Integrity Matters
Independent schools are known for providing a safe, nurturing environment in which students are encouraged to reach their full potential. Independent school are, by definition, unique. Independent schools are characterized by strong academics, personalization, adherence to quality standards, autonomy in choosing a well-rounded curriculum and adherence to school mission.
Accomplished independent schools belong to significant accreditation associations and nationally distinguished organizations. Hancock Day School is a proud member of:
SAIS – Southern Association of Independent Schools
The Southern Association of Independent School (SAIS) is one of the largest independent school organizations in the United States. SAIS is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). The mission of SAIS is to strengthen member schools by providing high quality accreditation processes, comprehensive professional growth opportunities, and visionary leadership development programs. SAIS is a membership organization of over 375 independent K-12 schools, representing over 200,000 students.
GISA – Georgia Independent School Association
Georgia Independent School Association is a non-profit association of private, independent, and parochial schools throughout the state. The mission of GISA is to advance excellence and collaboration among Georgia’s independent schools by serving the professional growth, advocacy and interscholastic needs of member schools.
NAIS – National Association of Independent Schools
The NAIS has over 1700 schools world-wide with over 569,000 students attending NAIS member schools. With that in mind, NAIS provides a wealth of information to independent schools like us through well documented research and discovery of the best practices and cutting edge strategies found around the globe.