CCSD Curriculum Overviews
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.
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 and high school. 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.
Please refer to http://www.ccsd.net/parents for additional information.
“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.
*Please note, the “Succesful in…” Newsletters were not created for the 18-19 school year. To access the 16-17 newsletters, please click on the links below:
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.
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:
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.
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
These guides provide parents and families with information and tips on exploring Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered in high schools.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 app store.
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.