RIS has international accreditation by COGNIA, attesting that the school maintains a high level of academic qualification, excellence in educational standards, training of our professionals, adequacy of facilities, care for the safety and well-being of students, and a measurable continuous improvement process. in the provision of our services. COGNIA, the largest accreditation agency for international schools in the United States, conducts in-person and periodic assessments of RIS’s compliance with rigorous educational quality standards. The COGNIA seal appears on the diplomas issued by the Rio International School, opening doors for our students to be accepted at several universities around the world.
Our students are also encouraged to take the PSAT, SAT, ACT and/or TOEFL. Most of these tests are organized externally and are useful for the university admissions process.
Rio International School is a member of ACSI – Association of Christian Schools International, whose mission is to strengthen Christian schools and qualify Christian educators worldwide, while preparing students academically and inspiring them to embrace Christian principles.