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2016-2017 Proficiency Scales

Starting next school year, we will be implementing a new proficiency scale that better aligns with assignments, assessments, and Common Core Standards.

What does a proficiency scale represent?

A Proficiency Scale takes a learning standard and breaks it down into four levels of support needed to demonstrate proficiency. This information is organized in a visual chart that can be used as a learning tool for teachers, parents, and students. In the future, teachers will use this proficiency scale with their students as part of their conversations about a student’s learning progress. This is meant to help teachers and students identify skills to practice where extra support is needed and skill areas in which the student is ready for extended learning. This proficiency scale is numerical 1-4. 

Proficiency Scale for Simon Elementary 2016-17

You can view this proficiency scale video link  to get a better understanding of proficiency scales.


309 South Benton Street
Winnebago, Illinois 61088

Phone: 815.335.2318
Fax: 815.335.3127

Attendance Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Principal: Frank Mandera
Nurses: Beth DeRango & Trish Lightfoot