“This is the happiest day for me this year and from the past 5 years and maybe for the next 5 years to come,” said Sh. Abdulghani Elkheraiji, Founder of Al Andalus Private Schools. “Continuous school improvement is a vital aspect of our school and takes place every year, but this year is special because our work was affirmed by outside experts. Thank you to all of the school community and AdvancED for your good efforts and support, we can be proud of this great achievement,” said Chris Schumacher, Head of Strategy and Accreditation Management (SAM). Al Andalus Private Schools – American Diploma school hosted AdvancED Team Members, led by Mr. Phil Metcalf, Feb. 8-12, 2015 during a weeklong Re-Accreditation Visit. The visit included a city tour, Focus Group presentations, classroom visits, and student-parent-teacher interviews.