Accreditation, Memberships & Approvals
The4Network Pinnacle Academy strives for the highest level of educational excellence in all of its courses. In order to maintain this educational standard and continue to grow, we are accredited by, members of and/or approved by various bodies.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is registered with the Minnesota Department of Education. Our MN School ID is 0181-31-039. See https://public.education.mn.gov/MdeOrgView/organization/show/36052 for more details.
Our entire school is accredited by the Global Education Accrediting Commission. The GEAC has some of the highest standards amongst accrediting bodies, and the accreditation process for the Pinnacle Academy involved individual applications for compliance in 24 separate standards. The T4N Pinnacle Academy is presently accredited for 2022-2027, assuming all interim evaluations show that our school remains in compliance with GEAC standards.
The GEAC is recognized on a global scale, being a partner of the Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS) and American International Schools in America (AMISA), and a member of the Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA), the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), and the British Quality Foundation (BQF). The GEAC website can be found here.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is a Cognia member, and a part of the Cognia Global Network.
Cognia is a global, nonprofit improvement organization dedicated to helping institutions and other education providers grow learners, teachers, and leaders. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, and professional services within a framework of continuous improvement. Serving 36,000 public and private institutions from early learning through high school in more than 90 countries, Cognia brings a global perspective to advancing teaching and learning. Find out more here.
Our high school (grades 9 through 12) is accredited by the NCAA (National College Athletic Association). We have achieved the highest level of accreditation from the NCAA, with "Cleared" status. You can view a list of our NCAA approved courses on this website with our NCAA high school code: 852652.
Student athletes can meet NCAA initial eligibility requirements by making use of our large number of NCAA approved courses.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is a CollegeBoard Approved Organization. Our school was assigned the CollegeBoard School Code/CEEB Code 241964.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is registered as a school with Cambridge Assessment.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is an Abeka approved testing administrator.
The T4N Pinnacle Academy is also approved as an administrator for Bada Institute for Educational Testing tests, and the College Level Class System (CLCS) courses which follow a BIET-developed curriculum preparing students for the CLTS (College Level Test System) exams.