We are pleased to share this section of our website with a quarterly focus on a curricular topic. Learn more about our initiatives and consider ideas to strengthen the home|school connection to our learning outcomes.
Tell Me More about the Common Core
An Overview of the Common Core State Standards
What are the Common Core State Standards?
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of high-quality academic standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy. The standards help to define what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. It remains the role of individual districts and classroom teachers to design the curriculum and determine instructional approaches to help students reach those standards.
The standards were created to ensure that all students graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career, and life, regardless of where they live.
• Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts
• Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
Frequently Asked Questions from our Parents
Review the most common questions asked of our administrators and teachers.
Tell Me More About the Common Core: February 11, 2015 Parent Session
Special thanks to Glencoe Parent Connection for working with the schools to host this event.
National PTA Parent Guides to Student Success
The parent guides provide an overview of the CCSS and details of student learning goals at each grade level in Math and English language arts.
• Kindergarten Parent Guide
• 1st Grade Parent Guide
• 2nd Grade Parent Guide
• 3rd Grade Parent Guide
• 4th Grade Parent Guide
• 5th Grade Parent Guide
• 6th Grade Parent Guide
• 7th Grade Parent Guide
• 8th Grade Parent Guide