School District U-46 is a unit district that provides a comprehensive curriculum to children in grades preschool through 12th grade.
Nurturing and challenging students is the mission of the district. Just as students come in all shapes and sizes, activities to support student learning are designed to meet the needs of every student. All student learning activities are based on the Illinois State Learning Standards. Curriculum development combines the standards and research based best instructional strategies to produce quality instruction and increased student learning through the Curriculum Roadmap.
This section provides general information about our instructional initiatives.
What is taught in each curricular area
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to learn more about curriculum and instruction in U-46.
How can I find out about what U-46 elementary schools offer? Click here
to access information about curriculum and instruction, individual school profiles, programs and services, and health services.
How can I find out about what U-46 middle schools offer? Click here
to access information on helping your child transition from elementary to middle school.
How can I find out about what U-46 high schools offer? Click here
to access information on graduation requirements, school profiles, curriculum, and course selection guide.
To learn everything there is to know about Illinois learning standards
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How does U-46 evaluate curriculum and student progress? Click here
to find the answers on assessment-an integral part of the educational process.
Is information about the District Report Card and School Report Cards available? Click here
to learn more about the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) and the Prairie State Exam (PSAE) and how the reporting of the assessment data has been changed by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Information on the NEW
Elementary School Report Cards is available by clicking here
School District U-46 is submitting application to the Illinois State Board of Education for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant to provide academic and enrichment programs outside of the school day for students and their families at the following elementary schools:
Highland, Hillcrest, Laurel Hill, Lowrie, Parkwood, and Washington. This is a competitive grant that, if approved, would fund programs for three years in these schools.