The district will review and revise written curriculum on a rotating basis. A calendar for courses
scheduled for curriculum revision will be published annually. Courses will be reviewed and revised
through the formal curriculum development process every five (5) to seven (7) years.
Curriculum guides will be re-evaluated in the following manner:
1. A committee of teachers representing all grade levels concerned with a particular subject area
will be responsible for the review and revision. Committee members will be appointed by
the superintendent or designee. One (1) member will be designated as chair for the
2. At the discretion of the superintendent or designee, an administrator, counselor or other
member of the school staff may also be appointed to serve on any curriculum review and
3. At the discretion of the superintendent or designee, a member of the community may also be
appointed to serve on any curriculum review and revision committee.
4. Committee members will be provided adequate resources to complete the review and
revision process. These resources will include, but are not limited to the following: paid
release time; information regarding disaggregated results of the district assessment program
for each curricular area; information regarding state and federal curriculum requirements; a
copy of the state and district graduation requirements; and access to other curriculum guides.
The district is committed to a curriculum designed to meet the needs of the community and of
students. The curriculum revision and review committees will base revisions on the following (in
no particular order):
1. Analysis of assessment scores disaggregated by each of the following: race/ethnicity, gender,
identified disability, and migrant and/or Limited English Proficiency (LEP) status. A
category need not be analyzed for a particular grade level if the school district has fewer than
five (5) students in the category.
2. Analysis of assessment scores by level of proficiency as measured against the Show-Me
3. State and federal law.
4. Teacher recommendation.
5. District goals.
6. Results of educational research.
7. Community standards.
At the conclusion of the review and revision process, the chair of the committee shall prepare a
report detailing the findings made and actions taken by the committee. A copy of this report shall
be presented to the superintendent and the Board of Education.
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Note: The reader is encouraged to review policies and/or forms for related information in this
St. Charles R-VI School District, St. Charles, Missouri
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