10 Principles of Proficiency- Based Learning

  1. All learning expectations are clearly and consistently communicated.
  2. All learning will be evaluated based on common standards regardless of program placement. 
  3. All assessments are based on common standards.
  4. Formative assessments measure learning progress and inform instruction.
  5. Summative assessments evaluate learning at a specific point in time.
  6. Academic progress is reported separately from work habits.
  7. Grades communicate learning progress and achievement to students and families.
  8. Students are given multiple opportunities to demonstrate proficiency.
  9. Students can demonstrate and transfer learning in multiple ways across content areas.
  10. Students are given opportunities to make decisions about how they demonstrate their learning.