Evaluation Team members review the institution’s Self-Study documentation and conduct interviews in an effort to determine whether an institution being evaluated demonstrates compliance with Accreditation and Federal Requirements and the associated Standards.


FIRST - In the space beside each Standard, Evaluation Team members should rate the institution’s compliance with each Standard on the following scale and should initial beside their rating.


4 - Exceeds the Standard: Results and attained goals CONSISTENTLY EXCEED what is normally expected of an institution. Substantially contribute to the advancement of Christian education by reaching beyond what is normally expected in terms of spiritual development, creative faculty and student innovations and institutional improvements introduced.

3 - Meets the Standard: Results and attained goals CONSISTENTLY MEET what is normally expected on an institution of this size. Consistently meets the TRACS standards in Financial Integrity, Faculty Organization, Policies and Procedures, etc.

2 - Falls Below the Standard: Results and attained goals CONSISTENTLY FALL BELOW the TRACS standard in one or more key areas such as Financial Integrity, Faculty Organization, Policies and Procedures, Governing Board, etc.

1 - Fails to Meet the Standards: Results DO NOT MEET expectations in numerous key areas. Fails to meet describes inadequate, incomplete, incorrect, or untimely work results that hamper adversely affect the institution’s effectiveness.

Evaluation areas that are not applicable to the institution under evaluation should be marked with “N/A”


SECOND - At the end of this form, Evaluation Team members should identify (1) the individuals interviewed and (2) the documentation reviewed in the evaluation process. When noting interviews, names of individuals should not be listed, but titles (positions) or designations, such as Student #1, Student #2, Faculty Member #1, Board Member #1, etc.

I. Accreditation Requirements

II. Federal Requirements