Founded in 2005, Excel Education Systems is a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary, accredited distance education services, serving students and schools around the country, and around the world. Excel Education Systems is a for-purpose organization dedicated to transforming the way students learn. Our school system is currently comprised of two digital learning schools Excel High School, Northgate Academy, and a post-secondary career school Washington Technical Institute. In 2020, Excel acquired Train the Brain online tutoring and homework help service.
In addition to operating two high school schools, Excel Education Systems offers a digital learning suite - curricula, LMS/SIS for schools and districts who are in need of online learning solutions for their students.
Corporate Systems Accreditation Status
Excel Education Systems is Corporatly Accreditated by Cognia, the parent organization of The North Central Association CASI, the Southern Association of Colleges and School CASI, and the Northwest Accrediting Commission.
Cognia is a nationally recognized accrediting agency dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide. Cognia provides accreditation, research, and professional services to 34,000 schools and school systems—employing more than four million educators and enrolling more than 20 million students—across the United States and 70 other nations.
Parents and interested community members can learn more about the Cognia Accreditation Process at www.cognia.org
Washington Online Learning Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning.
At Excel Education Systems, we have a mission to be the country's most respected provider of accredited, distance learning products, and services. We have established a culture that supports our team members so they can provide exceptional service to our students and educational partners.
The vision at Excel Education Systems is to provide the marketplace with high quality, affordable, user-friendly, education products, and services. Learning will be enhanced by the use of intuitive technologies and supported by a highly qualified team of educators who are dedicated to the success of our students and partners.
Empowering students to successfully achieve their online, educational goals.
Excel Education Systems (EES) commits to assisting and inspiring our students to pursue their academic objectives by providing superior customer service, cutting-edge technology, and practical, relevant online curriculum with highly qualified instruction.
Excel Education Systems believes in holding students to the highest levels of academic integrity while providing quality curriculum with the highest levels of academic support. All EES Instructors and Staff participate in formal Professional Development activities to continue to improve in their current roles.
Dedication to continuous improvement leads to higher student success rates which, in turn, leads to successfully reaching the organizational goals, as set forth in the Strategic Plan. The current organizational academic goal is to improve the student completion/success rate by at least 1% per year. Besides using the gradebook and course reporting functions, data from stakeholder surveys are used to determine and confirm the level of success for achieving the organizational purpose.
We put our students’ best interests at the heart of everything we do.
We strive to operate our schools with honesty, transparency and high ethical standards. We keep our promises and honor our commitments.
To best serve our students, we strive for continuous improvement of our teaching and learning processes and our business performance.
To ensure we are using best practices in all areas of operation, we recognize the need for decisive, professional collaboration; both with our students and their families as well as among Excel staff.
We commit to being accountable for serving the best interests of our students and their families. We also honor the accountability to each other as professionals, trusting that our colleagues will hold themselves to the mission and vision of the organization.
We commit to being an optimistic organization that brings a positive outlook for the future to our workplace. We expect great achievements and success from our students as well as our staff members. We hold high expectations and reward accomplishments.
Inclusion is how we unleash the power of diversity. We strive to foster belonging and empowerment in the workplace. We create relevant educational and related technology services for our students and partners. We listen and engage diverse stakeholders, and value equality, teamwork within our diverse community.