The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (Middle States Association or M.S.A.) is a voluntary, peer-based, non-profit association that performs peer evaluation and regional accreditation of public and private secondary/high schools and elementary schools in the Mid-Atlantic United States and certain foreign institutions of American origin.
The “Middle States Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools” (M.S.A.-C.E.S.S.) accredits public and private schools as well as school systems throughout the United States. It is active in more than 85 countries around the world.
Al Rawabi Private School has been officially accepted as a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) following the MSA team review visit in October 2016. The school proved to be able to meet all candidacy standards for accreditation

The accreditation visit is expected to take place in October 2017.