- Full Approval: All schools within the system earning a C or above.
- Temporary Approval: Has a school or schools falling below a C performance grade.
In addition to the Full Approval and Temporary Approval designations, the following designations will be added after districts have accumulated two years of data in the accountability system:
- Conditional Approval: Has a school or schools falling below a C performance grade and one or more of those school(s) has not made acceptable annual improvement in student performance according to the WVAS.
- Nonapproval: Schools within the system are persistently low performing and when other conditions exist