Standard 3 Indicators
Standard 3.1 Artifacts: The school’s curriculum provides equitable and challenging learning experiences that
ensure all students have sufficient opportunities to develop learning, thinking, and life
skills that lead to success at the next level.
Standard 3.2 Artifacts: Curriculum, instruction, and assessment are monitored and adjusted systematically in
response to data from multiple assessments of student learning and an examination of
Standard 3.3 Artifacts: Teachers engage students in their learning through instructional strategies that ensure
achievement of learning expectations.
Standard 3.4 Artifacts: School leaders monitor and support the improvement of instructional practices of teachers
to ensure student success.
Standard 3.5 Artifacts: Teachers participate in collaborative learning communities to improve instruction and
Standard 3.6 Artifacts: Teachers implement the school’s instructional process in support of student learning.
Standard 3.7 Artifacts: Mentoring, coaching, and induction programs support instructional improvement
consistent with the school’s values and beliefs about teaching and learning.
Standard 3.8 Artifacts: The school engages families in meaningful ways in their children’s education and keeps
them informed of their children’s learning progress.
Standard 3.9 Artifacts: The school has a formal structure whereby each student is well known by at least one
adult advocate in the school who supports that student’s educational experience.
Standard 3.10 Artifacts: Grading and reporting are based on clearly defined criteria that represent the attainment
of content knowledge and skills and are consistent across grade levels and courses.
Standard 3.11 Artifacts: All staff members participate in a continuous program of professional learning.
Standard 3.12 Artifacts: The school provides and coordinates learning support services to meet the unique
learning needs of students.