Academic Resources

Please refer to http://www.ccsd.net/parents for additional information.

 

Curriculum Overview for Parents

The Curriculum Overviews have been developed to help parents understand what is expected of students in each grade level in the core subject areas of English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. It provides a listing of skills and concepts to be taught in each grade level. Tips and activities are also provided to help your child learn at home.

Curriculum Overview K-5

Curriculum Overview K-5 (Español)

Curriculum Overview 6-8

Curriculum Overview 6-8 (Español)

Curriculum Overview 9-12

Curriculum Overview 9-12 (Español)

 

“Successful in School” Newsletter

CCSD’s Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division (IDPL) provides overviews of what students will learn based on the Nevada Academic Content Standards for middle school and high school and during each semester in reading, writing, and mathematics for kindergarten through fifth grade. These newsletters also offer parents ideas to support their student’s learning at home.  To access the newsletters, please click on the links below:

Successful in Kindergarten

Successful in Kindergarten – Español

Successful in 1st Grade

Successful in 1st Grade – Español

Successful in 2nd Grade

Successful in 2nd Grade – Español

Successful in 3rd Grade

Successful in 3rd Grade – Español

Successful in 4th Grade

Successful in 4th Grade – Español

Successful in 5th Grade

Successful in 5th Grade – Español

Successful in Middle School 6-8

Successful in Middle School 6-8 – Español

Successful in High School 9-12

Successful in High School 9-12 – Español

 

Parent Guides for Student Success

These guides, published by National PTA,  were developed by teacher, parents, and education experts in response to the Common Core State Standards that more than 45 states have adopted.  Created for grades K-8 and high school English, Language Arts/Literacy, and Mathematics, the guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning within each grade level in order to be prepared for college and career.  To access the guides, please click HERE.

 

Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards

The Council of the Great City Schools’ parent roadmaps provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8. These parent roadmaps for each grade level also provide  three-year snapshots showing how selected standards progress from year to year so that students will be college and career ready upon their graduation from high school.

Parent Roadmaps – English Language Arts

Parent Roadmaps – English Language Arts – Español

Parent Roadmaps – Mathematics

Parent Roadmaps – Mathematics – Español

 

Parents Make A Difference Monthly Newsletter

The Clark County School District Guidance and Counseling Department provides the publication Parents Make a Difference, a monthly parent newsletter. Please check each month for practical parenting tips.

Elementary School Parents – English

Elementary School Parents – Español

Middle School Parents – English

Middle School Parents – Español

High School Parents – English

High School Parents – Español

 

The Back to School Reporter (BTSR)

The Back to School Reporter aims to be helpful and informative. If you have additional questions call your child’s school, or refer to “Useful CCSD Phone Numbers” on the inside cover of BTSR. The “at your fingertips” sections of BTSR also contain helpful information, and you may also call the school district’s main switchboard at 702-799-5000. Please see the following for the 2015-16 Edition of the Back to School Reporter, please click on the links below:

Back to School Reporter & Legal Notices 2015-16 – English
Back to School Reporter & Legal Notices 2015-16 – Español

 

Moving On Transitional Planning Guides

The “Moving On” Transitional Planning Guides provide valuable information for students and their families as they navigate important transitional milestones in their academic careers.  Contact the CCSD Office of Guidance & Counseling at (702)799-8441 for more information.

Moving on to Middle School – English

Moving on to Middle School – Español

Moving on to High School 2016 – English

Moving on to High School 2016 – Español

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

These guides provide parents and families with information and tips on exploring Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered in high schools.

Advanced Placement (AP) Guide for Parents

Advanced Placement (AP) Guide for Parents – Español

 

ACT Exam for High School Students

This guide will provide parents and families with information on the ACT Exam – a college career readiness assessment – for high school students.

ACT Brochure

ACT Brochure – Español

 

The University of Family Learning (UFL)

The University of Family Learning (UFL) gives families the opportunity to access valuable educational learning courses and workshops.  The UFL provides adult family members of current and future CCSD students access to educational, networking, and parent leadership information that will increase both family and student academic success. For more information on the UFL, please click HERE.

 

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

To help you more effectively monitor the progress of your child, the Clark County School District provides a web based system. This system will provide detailed, real-time information, including: Demographics, Schedules, Assignments, Assessment Scores, Calendar, Grades, Attendance, Graduation Progress, Academic Planner, To Do List, Reports, District and School Notices.

For technical assistance, contact the Portal Liaison at your child’s school during school hours. You may also email portalsupport@interact.ccsd.net, or call the Portal Help Desk at 702-799-PORT (702-799-7678), Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM-8:00 PM PST.

The Campus Portal mobile app provides a fast and convenient way for parents and students to check grades, assignments, schedule, attendance and daily planner information on their iOS or Android device. The app is available to our parents and students at no cost and can be downloaded directly from the iTunes App Store, Google play store, and amazon appstore.

For additional information, please click HERE.

 

 

Consumer Affairs – Reviews for Tutoring Services

Students of all ages – and sometimes their parents – rely on tutoring services to help them understand difficult class material and pass their exams. With the increased emphasis on standardized testing in many schools, there is more demand than ever for tutoring services.  Click HERE to compare different tutoring services.