Curriculum/Assessment Information

State and National Assessment Information

Current state and federal legislation requires all students in grades 3-8 to be tested annually in reading and mathematics.   For information our our Kansas Assessments, please visit the  Kansas Assessment Homepage.  Baldwin Intermediate students will participate in the following state assessments:

Grade 3:  English Language Arts, Mathematics

Grade 4: English Language Arts, Mathematics

Grade 5: English Language Arts, Mathematics,  and Science

Student scores are reported to parents when they become available.   To view the score interpretation guide, please click here:

  Kansas College and Career Ready Assessment Parent Guide (909.3 KiB)

Our students also participate in the Measures of Academic Progress  (MAP) assessment.  Each fall, students take the MAP test in reading, math, language arts, and science.  MAP reading and math tests are administered every spring.

  MAP Assessment Parent Tool Kit (129.2 KiB)

  Parent Guide to MAP Assessments (466.8 KiB)

Curriculum Information

Curriculum Quick Reference Guides provide a weekly outline for the major subjects in each grade level.  Individual classrooms can vary slightly based on student needs and circumstances.

  3rd grade curriculum outline (107.2 KiB)

  4th grade curriculum outline (121.0 KiB)

  5th grade curriculum outline (234.4 KiB)

Click  here to view all the  Kansas Curricular Standards on the Kansas Department of Education website.  Use the tabs marked “content areas A-E” and “content areas F-L” and “content areas M-Z” to find a specific subject like art,  music, PE, health, etc.

Kansas has adopted the Common Core State Standards for language arts and math. In Kansas, those standards are referred to as the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards.   Click on the subject area above to access the standards or you can download a pdf of the standards by grade level

  3rd grade Kansas reading standards (477.2 KiB)

  3rd grade Kansas math standards (2.8 MiB)

  4th grade Kansas reading standards (477.9 KiB)

  4th grade Kansas math standards (2.8 MiB)

  5th grade Kansas reading standards (483.6 KiB)

  5th grade Kansas math standards (2.9 MiB)

  Kansas math standards grades 3-5 (2.1 MiB)

  Kansas Math standards K-12 (1.2 MiB)

The Kansas Board of Education has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards.  You can view those in detail on their website.

Downloadable science standards documents:

  3rd grade Kansas science standards (3.7 MiB)

  4th grade Kansas science standards (3.4 MiB)

  5th grade Kansas science standards (3.7 MiB)

  Kansas science standards K-12 (9.7 MiB)

  How to read the Next Generation Science Standards (801.9 KiB)

Click here to view the full document of Kansas Social Studies curricular standards

Downloadable standards for social studies

  3rd grade social studies standards (1.0 MiB)

  4th grade social studies standards (1.0 MiB)

  5th grade social studies standards (1.0 MiB)

  Kansas Social Studies Curricular Standards (2.0 MiB)

There are several sites for viewing assessment performance and demographic data about our school.  Here are the two most common sites:

Kansas Building Report Card

Kansas public schools operate under continuous improvement.  Each school develops and implements a school improvement plan.  The current BESIC school improvement plan was developed with input from staff and parents, including our school site council.  You can view the plan by clicking on the pdf below.

  School Improvement Plan 2016-2019 - BESIC (595.7 KiB)

Second Step Program Information

  3rd grade Second Step program (23.0 KiB)

  Second Step Program - 4th grade (89.0 KiB)

  5th grade Second Step program (22.9 KiB)

Baldwin Intermediate Center Grade Cards

Parents receive progress reports after each quarter of school has been completed.  Achievement grades (A, B, C, D, F) are given in Reading, Math, Writing,  Spelling,  Science and Social Studies.  Effort grades are given in those subjects and in handwriting and listening/speaking. Students are also given a progress indicator for Work and Study Skills and Social Skills.

A separate report card provides progress indicators for Physical Education and General Music.  Fifth grade students who participate in instrumental band also receive progress indicators.

Click below to see a copy of the current grade card

  Baldwin Intermediate Center Grade Card (184.3 KiB)