At Islamic Academy of South Jersey we thrive for the best academic excellence. New Jersey Student Learning Standards are implemented in our day to day curriculum. We use McGraw Hill curriculum to guide us to fulfill the NJ Core Curriculum standards.
In 1996, the New Jersey State Board of Education adopted the state’s first set of academic standards called the Core Curriculum Content Standards. The standards define a “Through and Efficient education” as guaranteed in 1875 by the New Jersey Constitution.
The standards described what students should know and be able to do upon completion of Pre-K to 12th Grade school education. Over the last twenty years, New Jersey’s academic standards have laid the foundation for local district curricula that is sued by teachers in their daily lesson plan.
The state revises the standards every five years. The standards provide local school districts with clear and specific benchmarks for student achievement in nine content areas. Developed and reviewed by panels of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and representatives from higher education, business, and the community, the standards are influenced by national standards, research-based practice, and student needs.
The standards define a “Thorough and Efficient Education” as guaranteed in 1875 by the New Jersey Constitution. Currently the standards are designed to prepare our students for college and careers by emphasizing high-level skills needed for tomorrow’s world.