Teaching and Learning
The Teaching and Learning Department promotes academic excellence, enhances educational opportunities for Cass School District 63 students and staff and strives to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership and support. Various topics included within the scope of this department include: curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional development, grant writing and reporting, resource adoption, Special Education, English language learning, Gifted Program, library services and instructional technology (in partnership with the Technology Department).
Academic Grading System
Our academic grading system is provided to ensure a consistent scale within every subject from 1st through 8th grade. This system includes the strengths of standards-based grading and also provides clarity about how your child is performing academically. Please take a moment to review the Academic Grading System page for more information.