Schools working toward accreditation must complete a comprehensive self-study, host a site visit team of educators outside the school, and develop and implement a school improvement plan to maintain accreditation. Christian Life School files an annual report detailing progress towards meeting goals and staying in compliance with ACTS standards. Due to ACTS’s standing as a member of the National Council on Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), Christian Life School is also accredited through the NCPSA organization.

Christian Life School is also accredited through AdvancED. Comprised of North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) and Southern Association of Colleges and School Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).