Beehive Science & Technology Academy Earns Cognia™ Accreditation

Top Utah charter school offers tuition-free, STEM-focused curriculum for grades 6 – 12

SANDY, UT – Sandy, Utah, STEM-focused charter school, Beehive Science & Technology Academy, announced today that it has renewed its accreditation from Cognia™. Cognia is a non-profit organization that evaluates the quality of learning environments across the U.S. Accreditation is awarded only to those schools that demonstrate an exceptional level of educational quality and student performance.

Cognia, formerly known as AdvancED, incorporates regional, national and international accrediting bodies, currently representing more than 36,000 institutions. With this award, Beehive Science & Technology Academy has renewed its fully accredited status by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA CASI), the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS CASI). Together, these organizations have provided educational quality assurance for more than 125 years.

To achieve this coveted designation, Beehive Science & Technology Academywas required to demonstrate that its educational programs meet or exceed Cognia’s rigorous Standards of Quality. The school’s results-proven curriculum ensures that students meet or exceed established standards of learning and academic growth. Cognia evaluates the skill and professionalism of teachers and administrators and assesses the quality of the school’s facilities and equipment, all to ensure that students have everything they need to thrive academically. Finally, Cognia stresses the importance of a strong educational community, in which parents, teachers and administrative personnel come together to ensure students’ academic development.

Beehive Science & Technology Academy Principal,HanifiOguz, described the importance of Cognia accreditation, describing it as, “nationally recognized symbol of quality in education. Cognia certification assures parents that Beehive Science & Technology Academy places the highest priority on the achievements of its students.” Oguz further noted that the school’s demonstrated capabilities and continuous process improvements ensure that students develop critical thinking skills and complex problem-solving abilities, providing them with the qualifications they need to excel in higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Beehive Science & Technology Academy is recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and has received a Platinum STEM School Designation by the Utah State Board of Education and the STEM Action Center. Offering both on-campus and remote learning programs, Beehive Science & Technology Academy is preparing our students for success in a high-tech world.


Beehive Science & Technology Academyin Sandy UT brings together students of diverse cultures, helping them achieve academic excellence and develop critical skills in an innovative STEM environment. Our students thrive and grow in our supportive learning community, preparing them with the academic, technological and social skills they need to become responsible leaders and contributing global citizens.

We are an open-enrollment, tuition-free charter school, operating under the rules/regulations of the Utah State Board of Education. Our seamless level of technology integration provides students with an engaging and challenging learning environment. Our team of experienced teachers and administrators are committed to providing a highly customized learning experience for every student, to accommodate each learner’s unique needs.

You can learn more about our STEM charter school on our website or contact us directly for more information.

Your Name:  Tracey Smith

Your School:  Beehive Science & Technology Academy

Email Address

Best Contact Number:  (801)272-8686  or cell at 801-541-7631

Recent Posts

Scroll to Top