OLV is accredited through the Archdiocese of Atlanta District-Wide Accreditation with AdvancED. District-Wide Accreditation was granted in the Spring of 2018. Archdiocesan-wide accreditation is focused on continuous improvement in the following areas:
- Purpose and Direction
- Governance and Leadership
- Teaching and Assessing for Learning
- Resources and Support Systems
- Using Results for Continuous Improvement
Accreditation history: The school received its initial accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in the Spring of 2002. OLV applied for re-accreditation in 2007 with both Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and SACS and dual accreditation by SAIS/SACS was granted. In October, 2011, the school’s SAIS/SACS accreditation was successfully renewed and its Continuous Improvement Plan approved.
The U.S. Department of Education has recognized OLV as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence – a “top 10 percentile school” in the Nation.