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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.