Huitong School & Studios Earns Cognia Accreditation


Since our establishment, we have been actively working to gain global accreditation which we believe plays an important role in our students’ education and their college applications.


In June 2020, Huitong School & Studios was accredited by Cogniaä, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education providers.


Earning accreditation from the Cognia Global Accreditation Commission means that Huitong School & Studios has been recognized across the nation as a school that meets Cognia’s Standards of Quality and maintains a commitment to continuous improvement.

WechatIMG12348.png ▲ Cognia Certificate for Whittle School & Studios

Though we are only a year old, we are very grateful to our global curriculum design team who, over the past four years, has put so much work into designing the framework that gained the attention off Cognia’s Accreditation committee. In March, we had successfully passed Cognia’s first assessment and entered the final stage of the accreditation process. Passing the assessment in such a short time proved that the committee highly approved of our school!


Dr. Mark A. Elghart, president and CEO of Cognia, noted that, “Cognia Accreditation is a rigorous process that focuses the entire school and its community on the primary goal of preparing lifelong learners in engaging environments where all students can flourish. Whittle School & Studios is to be commended for demonstrating that it has met high standards and is making progress on key indicators that impact student learning.”


Cognia has served 36,000 institutions across 85 countries and regions, including 5,000,000 teachers and 25,000,000 students. Its accreditation is widely recognized in the world and will strongly support our students when they apply for college!


(photo source:Cognia website 

“School accreditation as conferred by the Cognia Global Accreditation Commission provides Whittle School & Studios a nationally recognized mark of quality,” said Head of School, China,  Lily Li. “It demonstrates to our community our commitment to excellence, our openness to external review and feedback, and our desire to be the best we can be on behalf of the students we serve.”


Over past year, our students have netted incredible achievements in many international competitions including the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD), the Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN), the International Junior Science Olympiad, IJSO, and Math Kangaroo.


It is incredible to see the achievements and progress that have been secured in such a short time. This could not have been achieved without the contribution and commitment of our faculty, our staff, the HQ curriculum team, and the Whittle community as a whole. It is joyful and exciting news for us all.


In the future, we will continue working on the school's global accreditation in order to build a solid foundation for the development of students.