Standards & Report Cards

St Croix Central is proud to announce that we will be adopting standards based report cards for the 2014-15 school year in 4K through 5th grade.  The purpose of the standards-based report card is to provide feedback that is more detailed so parents can see the progress their children are making toward specific end of the grade level targets/standards.  This type of report card helps parents and students gain a better understanding of what’s expected at each grade level.  The information from a standards-based report card better enables parents to guide and support their child in being successful in school.

For more information, please see the documents below or contact your child's teacher.

Sample Report Cards

4K - Sample Report Card
Kindergarten - Sample Report Card
1st Grade - Sample Report Card
2nd Grade - Sample Report Card
3rd Grade - Sample Report Card
4th Grade - Sample Report Card


Rubrics and Learning Targets

What is a "rubric"?
A rubric is an easily applicable form of authentic assessment. A rubric simply lists a set of criteria, which defines and describes the important components of the work being planned or evaluated. A rubric should give clear guidelines to a reviewer on how to evaluate or "grade" a project presentation. Since the criteria for assessment are clearly defined in gradations from poor to excellent, different reviewers can arrive at similar conclusions when comparing a given presentation to each of the graduated criteria on a rubric.
What is a "learning target"?
Learning targets are short term goals or statements. Your learning targets should clearly state what you expect students to know and be able to do at the end of the lesson(s). At SCC we sometimes call these "I Can" Statements.
Kindergarten Rubrics & Learning Targets
1st Grade Rubrics & Learning Targets
2nd Grade Rubrics & Learning Targets
3rd Grade Rubrics & Learning Targets
4th Grade Rubrics & Learning Targets


Helpful Resources

SCC 4K-5th Grade Assessment and Grading Handbook
Letter to Parents
Frequently Asked Question - 1 page
ES Open House Presentation Slides (PDF)
This presentation was used by some of the teachers during open house to help explain standards based grading.
Wisconsin's Academic Standards
Academic standards specify what students should know and be able to do. Wisconsin has academic standards for 21 separate content areas, and adopted Common Core State Standards for English language arts and mathematics in 2010.
Wisconsin's Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning
Wisconsin?s Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning inform the design and implementation of all academic standards. All educational initiatives are guided and impacted by important and often unstated attitudes or principles for teaching and learning. Here are listed the 6 principles.
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