K-5 Student Report Cards
District 34 implemented new standards-based, K-5 report cards for the 2018-2019 school year. Standards-based reporting is designed to align learning targets with assessment evidence collected throughout a grading period demonstrating growth towards mastery. Additional information and content will be provided on this webpage throughout the school year.
Resources for Standards-Based Grading
Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading
Curriculum Night Report Card Presentation Slides - English
Curriculum Night Report Card Presentation Video - English
Curriculum Night Report Card Presentation - Spanish
Curriculum Night Report Card Presentation Video - Spanish
- What are learning standards?
- What is standards-based reporting?
- Will subjects remain the same?
- Why is there a “code” before each learning standard?
- What terms/symbols are used? What does this tell about progress?
- More specifically, what do the terms mean?
- What if my child has missed a lot of school due to absences?
- Why are some of the cells shaded gray on the new report card?
- Is there still a comment section on the report card?
- How will English proficiency be reported for English learners?
- In what language(s) will the report card be offered?
- Are there other ways for a parent to get feedback about their child?
- What do the standards-based report cards look like?
How to Access Your Child's Report Card
Each trimester, report cards are posted online through PowerSchool (log in and click the “Report Card” icon on the left navigation bar). Hard copies of report cards are not sent home. If you have trouble logging into PowerSchool, please contact .
Once logged in, click on the “Report Card” link on the left navigation bar. Report cards are translated into Spanish, Korean and Mongolian. You’ll see the tabs at the top of the screen on the Report Card page in PowerSchool. After you’ve reviewed the report card, check the signature checkbox at the bottom of the screen and click Submit.