Teaching & Learning

Curriculum & Instruction

District 123 curriculum is designed to provide variety and breadth through the study of content and process in the fundamental learning areas of reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, physical education and health, computer literacy, and at the middle school, foreign language. At all grade levels, teachers employ varied instructional methods and materials, tailored to the needs of individual classes and individual students. Your child’s teacher or principal can best answer specific questions about the curriculum, its alignment with State goals, and the instructional program.

Standards Based Grading & Reporting at D123

Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 is a community of learners guided by the belief that continuous learning promotes fulfillment and future success. In keeping with the district’s mission and vision, Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 has transitioned to a standards-based system of reporting on students’ performance and progress. The purpose of this transition is to create a more specific, accurate, and understandable description of student learning for children, parents, and teachers. The documents listed below help to explain the standards based reporting system here at District 123.

Standards Based Family Report Card Guide
Standards Based Reporting – Expanded Meaning Matrix
Find standard specific rubrics inside Skyward Family Access