North Wall is accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.   Cognia  involves an ongoing process that ensures schools meet high but reasonable expectations and are constantly striving to improve student achievement as well as systems, processes, practices, and conditions that support student learning in their schools.   NAEYC Accreditation involves a comprehensive process of internal self-study and external professional review. This verifies compliance with the Association’s Criteria for High Quality Early Childhood Programs.


  • Frequent, positive, warm interaction among teachers and students
  • Planned learning activities appropriate to student’s age and abilities
  • Professional teachers with education and experience
  • A low student to teacher ratio
  • Many varied age-appropriate materials accessible to the students
  • A healthy and safe environment for students
  • Regular communication with parents who are welcome visitors 
  • Ongoing, systematic evaluation
  • Professional staff who administrate the program effectively