Southside Christian School's accreditation is recognized by the following:
Georgia Board of Education:
The Georgia Board of Education has approved the Georgia Private School Accreditation Council (GAPSAC) of which the Georgia Association of Christian Schools is a charter member. All schools provisionally or fully accredited by GACS are entitled to benefits, including transfer of grades and credits to public schools, on the same basis as students from public schools. No additional tests over and above those required by public school students will have to be taken by students from GACS accredited schools, nor any additional measures whatsoever will be required.
Georgia Board of Regents:
The Georgia Board of Regents has approved graduates from GACS provisionally or fully accredited schools for entrance to colleges of the University System of Georgia.
Georgia Student Finance Authority (Hope Scholarship Commission):
Graduates of schools that are candidates for accreditation, provisionally accredited, or fully accredited by the Georgia Association of Christian Schools are eligible for Hope Scholarships on the same basis as are graduates from public schools in Georgia.