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AdvancED by the numbers

As AdvancED’s number of accredited institutions have declined, the organization is emphasizing school
improvement services.

AdvancED accreditations dipped about 2 percent in 2016-17 from the prior year
Accreditation institutions 2015-16 2016-17 Difference

Schools 26,144 25,744 -400


Public school systems 1,111 1,068 -43
Nonpublic systems 75 73 -2
Other* 155 189 34
Total 27,485 27,074 -411
*Other includes education service agencies and corporations

The number of external reviews in 2016-17 rose 23% from the prior year
Accreditation institutions 2015-16 2016-17 Difference

Public school systems 198 216 18


Nonpublic school systems 21 19 -2
Individual schools 1,389 1,732 343
Other** 27 52 25
Total 1,635 2,019 384
**Other includes education service agencies, corporations and corporation systems

School improvement services had the largest dollar-amount increase of any revenue category in fiscal 2017
Revenue sources 2016*** 2017*** Difference

Accreditation $25,294,363 $25,847,581 $553,218


School improvement services 5,062,331 6,102,439 1,040,108
Workshops 1,686,137 1,852,535 166,398
Other income 139,239 61,164 -78,075
Total revenue and support 32,182,070 33,863,719 1,681,649

Operating expenses
Employee compensation & benefits $19,672,246 $21,555,107 $1,882,861
General and administrative 11,146,110 10,799,453 -346,657
Total operating expenses 30,818,356 32,354,560 1,536,204

***For fiscal years ended June 30


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