High School Academic Support

High School Academic Support

District Expectations for K-12 Curriculum and Instruction

Standards-Based Planning Aligned with District Curriculum Maps

  • Implementation of District Standards At-A-Glance Document with quarterly standards assignment
  • Standards-aligned curriculum maps with vetted resources for instruction
  • Use of data to drive instruction and reflection in educator planning

Literacy Instruction across All Content Areas

  • Close reading practices in all content areas
  • Emphasize argument in writing with text evidence
  • Development of academic and domain specific vocabulary

High Impact Instructional Strategies & Student Engagement

  • Engage students in authentic learning experiences
  • Create a learning environment focused on student achievement for all
  • Offer opportunities for student choice based on interest
  • Increase inquiry-based learning with rigor
  • Utilize technology for student learning and authentic student products

    Fidelity of Instructional Programs

Implementation of research-based instructional programs and core instructional materials according to district provided guidance and training
                                                               Curriculum Plan
  • Grade Level/Course Standards
  • Career Academy Model
  • Career Technology Education


  • Curriculum Maps
  • Power Standards
  • Learning Targets
  • Standards-At-A Glance 

                                                               Instructional Resources

Instructional Materials                                       Programs

ELA, Pearson                                                    Newsela (All)

Mathematics, McGraw-Hill                                  ALEKS (Mathematics)

Science, McGraw-Hill                                         PSAT/SAT

Social Studies, Pearson and HMH                        Khan Academy

CTE - textbooks, industry-standard credentials and exams

11th Grade Students
This year 11th graders will have the College Board SAT College Entrance Exam as the mandated state assessment.  Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the free preparatory online support for preparing for the exam.  Visit SAT Practice for online practice to prepare for the assessment.  Students can send scores to up to four colleges or universities for free. 

Get personalized study on Khan Academy®, download the app for daily questions, and simulate test day with full-length practice tests—it’s all free. Official SAT Practice focuses on exactly what you need to work on most.

  • Interactive problems
  • Video Lessons
  • Full-Length practice tests
  • Personalized study plan
  • Instant SAT Essay feedback


9th and 10th Grade Students

9th and 10th grade students will take the PSAT. Students can utilize Khan Academy for daily practice.

Khan Academy - Mathematics, History, Science, and Grammar