Franklin Center (formerly Academy of Whole Learning) is fully accredited through Minnesota Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (MNSAA), the largest accrediting association for nonpublic schools in the state of Minnesota, accrediting over 170 K-12 schools.

For more information, visit the MNSAA website here.

Cognia Logo

We’ll have to do Franklin Center (formerly Academy of Whole Learning) is also accredited through Cognia. Using a set of rigorous research-based standards and evidence based criteria, Cognia examines the whole institution – the policies, programs, practices, learning conditions and cultural context – to determine how well the parts work together to carry out the institution’s vision and meet the needs of every learner. It recognizes those institutions that have sustained an exemplary commitment to continuous improvement and learner outcomes.

For more information, visit the Cognia website here.

Goal of Accreditation

Accreditation of our school helps guide and ensure that we as a school are:

  • Maintaining high standards of quality and excellence for our learning process
  • Continuously improving our school
  • Extensively self-evaluating our school and it’s strategic plan for improvement every seven years

At Franklin Center, we are developing and maintaining the highest possible educational standards that promote student growth and school improvement. We try to preserve vital freedoms which enable us to practice our various philosophies of education and to thrive in a pluralistic society.

Franklin Center is proud to be fully accredited.

Other Certifications/Acknowledgments

SEVP Certification

We’ll have to do Franklin Center (formerly Academy of Whole Learning) is a SEVP-certified school (Student and Exchange Visitor Program), which allows foreign students to be admitted to the United States with the appropriate F or M nonimmigrant status. Records of these nonimmigrant admissions and continued participation in these educational programs are maintained in SEVIS. Further, SEVIS enables SEVP to assure proper reporting and record keeping by schools and exchange visitor programs, thereby ensuring data currency and integrity.

2017 Silver Seal of Transparency on GuideStar

We’ll have to do Franklin Center (formerly Academy of Whole Learning) has proudly earned the 2017 Guidestar Silver Seal of Transparency. View Franklin Center’s Guidestar Profile here to learn more about our school and our dedication to transparency.