Idaho Virtual Academy is accredited by AdvancED in recognition of the high-quality education IDVA provides to students. AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They are a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. AdvancED serves as a trusted partner to 32,000 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. AdvancED was created through a 2006 merger of the PreK-12 divisions of the North Central Association (NCA) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) - and expanded through the 2011 acquisition of the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC).