Santa Cruz Catholic School is accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department (TCCED). TCCED is a department of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops and receives its accrediting authority from the Texas Education Agency. SCCS and the Diocese of Austin utilize the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) state standards, which have been adopted by the Texas State Board of Education. Our accreditation and our standards ensure that our mission and goals are clearly defined and are being met each year.