Peabody ES Common Core State Standards

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Peabody is a Common Sense School, which means we're dedicated to helping students think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create and participate. 

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Common Core State Standards

Welcome to a new area of our site designed to provide parents with more information about the Common Core State Standards and our school curriculum.

Below you will find a PowerPoint presentation made by Mr. Vroegh for our community about CCSS and the new Smarter Balanced Assessments. There are also links to two videos that were part of the presentation.

Resources that will help families learn more about the CCSS and the Smarter Balanced Assessments.

  • English

  • Chinese

  • Spanish

Feel free to try the Smarter Balanced Assessment at home.

At GreatSchools you can find a free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-5. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade.

Information about School Quality Improvement Index, the SBAC and Peabody's SBAC results:

  • Parent Guide to the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments

  • Parent Guide to your CAASPP Student Score Report

  • Parent Road Maps

PowerPoint of November 2 Smarter Balanced Testing Workshop

Understanding the CAASPP Student Score Reports:

View resources from GreatSchools related to steps families can take to support student learning based on the Smarter Balanced results. Straight forward explanations of the different claim areas (3 for math, 4 for ELA) on the SBAC.

Smarter Balanced Scale Score Ranges