Standards-Based Curriculum in the Newton Public Schools means that:
Expectations for learning are high for ALL students and developmentally appropriate.
Standards guide all classroom decisions in our full inclusion school system.
The focus is always on student learning - it is multicultural and actively anti-racist.
Effective instructional practices result in higher levels of achievement for all students.
Assessment outcomes are used to inform the teacher about the effectiveness of curricular and instructional decisions.
Curriculum is aligned to state and national standards, and teachers have multiple opportunities to improve their practice through high-quality professional development.
K-8 Curriculum Overview PDFs
Curriculum Overview Documents for Parents
"Your Child's Year in Grades K- 8"
Grade Level Benchmarks