American High School Accreditation & Affiliations





United States Accreditation

American High School is the independent school accredited by Cognia in Tbilisi, Georgia. As a United States accredited school, American High School is recognized as meeting the criteria set by Cognia for quality schools and improvement. The quality of education at American High School is consistent with educational standards across the United States. Credits earned at American High School are easily transferable to American high schools. Additionally, American colleges and universities recognize coursework and diplomas earned from American High School as comparable to those earned from a high school in the United States. American High School is a fully US accredited school under Cognia and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

For more information, please visit the Cognia website at








European Accreditation Council of International Schools

American High School is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) as a global non-profit membership organization.  CIS provides services to that share these ideals:

  • a desire to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue their lives as global citizens; and
  • a commitment to high quality international education

To achieve this goal, American High School infuses our programs and offerings with an international and intercultural perspective so that students may move forward with the attitudes and understanding that will provide them with a solid base wherever their studies or work may take them.  American High School is committted to undertaking an ongoing external quality assurance process to enhance student learning.

The CIS community includes 711 schools and 512 colleges and universities representing 112 countries.

In 2019  the European School became the First CIS Accredited School in Georgia.




College Board Member  

American High School is a College Board Member as of December 2015. College Board Membership allows American High School to connect with global education networks at the forefront of education policy, research, and real-world practice. As a College Board Member, American High School enjoys many benefits including professional development opportunities for its faculty, as well as admittance to education conferences.





Georgian Accreditation

On August 4th of 2021, the American High School received accreditation from the National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement for four years. National accreditation is an important stage in the development of the AHS.