Standards-Based Teaching and Learning
What is Standards Based Grading?
What is a CCR Anchor standard?
A College & Career Ready anchor standard is a skill that high school graduates should have in order to be ready for entry into the world of work or postsecondary education. Click here for further clarification.
What is the difference between a priority vs. supporting standard?
A priority standard is a standard that students must know and be able to do by the end of the school year, in order to be prepared for the next grade level. A supporting standard connects to, supports, or enhances the priority standard.
What is a proficiency scale?
A proficiency scale represents the progression of learning targets in regard to our current North Carolina standards. Click here to see JCPS proficiency scales and their corresponding standards. Proficiency scales are only created for priority standards. To access the proficiency scales, click on the linked standard. For more information, regarding performance indicators (N, B, P, M), click here.
What does this look like on my child’s report card?
Click here to access the “I Can” statements as they appear on this year’s report card. The Spanish “I Can” statements are also listed. Make sure you click on the appropriate tab at the bottom of the linked document.
Acronym Key for Proficiency Scales & Standards Documents
P = Priority Standard
SS = Supporting Standard
RL = Reading Literature
OA = Operations & Algebraic Thinking
P = Physical Science
H = History
RI = Reading Informational Text
NBT = Number & Operations in Base Ten
E = Earth Science
G = Geography & Environmental Literacy
RF = Reading Foundations
MD = Measurement & Data
L = Life Science
E = Economics & Financial Literacy
W = Writing
G = Geometry
C&G = Civics & Government
SL = Speaking & Listening
C = Culture
L = Language