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Accreditation Files

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-055:

Scope and Contents

Contains records documenting the review of public and private schools for accreditation between 1974 and 1978 and includes accreditation applications, accreditation reports on staff and pupils (including enrollment statistics), school visitation reports, memoranda and correspondence, school calendars and handbooks, staff directories, class schedules, and pupil transportation reports and route maps. Types of schools represented in the records include public school districts (includes districts contracting with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and interstate contracting public schools in neighboring states) and non-public/non-traditional schools (includes private and parochial schools, Indian schools, multidistrict vocational schools, preschool and nursery schools, day schools, Head Start programs, Hutterite colony schools, and state-supported special education schools). The procedures for the accreditation of education programs by the state during this period were outlined in Article 24:03 of the Administrative Rules of South Dakota.

Dates

  • 1974 - 1986

Extent

11 Cubic Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by academic year and thereunder alphabetically by school name or numerically by file number if applicable (relatively alphabetical). Public school districts are grouped together and appear first in the series, followed by non-public/non-traditional schools. Public school districts in South Dakota that serve students in neighboring states (North Dakota, Iowa, Wyoming, and Minnesota), districts that are located in those states but also serve South Dakota residents, and BIA contract districts are grouped together and appear after general South Dakota public school districts for each academic year.

Repository Details

Part of the South Dakota State Archives Repository

Contact:
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