Newman Catholic Schools Preschool - Grade 12 programs are District accredited by AdvancED, the world's largest and most distinguished school accreditation association. District accreditation is accredited only after a school district has demonstrated that all standards are met and a system of continuous improvement is being practiced to a high degree. District accreditation by AdvancED is a mark of excellence and NCS is among an elite group of schools nationally.
Newman Catholic Early Childhood Centers (NCECC) are Youngstar accredited through Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Families (DCF). Youngstar accreditation validates the quality of childcare through a rigorous evaluation process. The classroom environment, quality of instruction, child care teacher credentials and fiscal operations are reviewed for quality. Wisconsin’s state child care standards are based on nationally recognized quality indicators set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Our centers are highly rated!
An education rich in the arts is an important aspect of Catholic school education. The Wausau area is an “Arts Rich” community and Newman Catholic Schools is 1 of 3 local schools districts who have joined forces with the Grand Theater to collaborate as Central Wisconsin’s only Partner in Education group. Kennedy Center partners address teacher training in the arts and arts education for students. Newman Catholic Schools is the only unified Catholic school district in the US who is a Kennedy Center partner.