The Florida League of Christian Schools (FLOCS) has served Florida since 1984 as the state's primary choice for Christian preschool and K-12 education, promoting biblical, academic, and professional excellence in its member schools. FLOCS is a state and nationally recognized accrediting agency as well as a nonprofit voluntary membership organization.
School Membership supports quality education through the periodic emails concerning industry updates and best practices; monthly newsletter with professional developments opportunities; policy development through member portal; educator credentialing protocol; access to CE tracking and other online resources; access to a variety of professional resources, including quality vendor services, exclusive member discounts and opportunities to network and collaborate. Members are eligible for the prestigious James Ferrell Lifetime Service Award.
Individual Membership enhances skills and knowledge through periodic emails concerning industry updates and best practices; online courses for certifications and credentials; access to a variety of professional resources, including quality vendor services, exclusive member discounts and opportunities to network and collaborate.
The ILCS/FLOCS Accreditation Program provides a roadmap to long-term school improvement through documented quality performance based upon research-based standards and best practices. The ILCS/FLOCS Accreditation Program provides a systemic and continual process of improvement that recognizes school and program diversity and organizational uniqueness. FLOCS accreditation is approved in the state of Florida as a Gold Seal provider.
Vision and Mission
Florida League of Christian Schools supports the work of the church through the establishment, development, and improvement of Christian schools throughout the state.The FLOCS mission is to equip member schools to train students in the values and person of Christ in order to prepare them for success in this life and eternity to come.
The FLOCS mission is to equip member schools to train students in the values and person of Christ in order to prepare them for success in this life and eternity to come.
The FLOCS mission is advanced through:
- Quality assessment programs that focus on academic excellence at all levels, preschool through grade 12
- Member training which provides ongoing professional development and centers on best practice
- Teacher certification program for qualifying educators
- K-12 accreditation which is nationally recognized
- Preschool accreditation which is Gold Seal approved
- Integration of Christian distinctives through all precepts and practices
League of Christian Schools, LLC
Florida League of Christian Schools is a division of the League of Christian Schools, LLC located in Lakeland, Florida. The FLOCS division serves and advocates in the state of Florida on behalf of Florida schools and centers.
As the leader in school choice, Florida is a "proving ground" for private education. Since 1983 FLOCS has advocated and provided a voice for Christian schools in the development and sustainability within the school choice movement. FLOCS is unique in that it provides a single focus to state issues with the intent of providing a model for other states to follow.
Our sister agency, International League of Christian Schools provides these same services in other states and internationally.