The SC School for the Deaf and the Blind voluntarily participates in evaluation through Cognia, an internationally recognized accrediting organization. The state's Department of Education also evaluates the school on an annual basis.
The SC School for the Deaf and the Blind is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of Cognia. Cognia is the largest community of education professionals in the world. It is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems to ensure that learners reach their full potential.
SC Department of Education
To achieve accreditation through the SC Department of Education, the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind undergoes an evaluation process each year. The evaluation includes the following areas: Board of Commissioners, School Operations, Elementary School for the Blind, Elementary School for the Deaf, High School for the Blind, High School for the Deaf, and Cedar Springs Academy.