Tri County Area Schools strives to keep our community informed and engaged while working toward our goal to Educate, Encourage, and Empower our students. We offer vertically aligned curriculum, grounded in the Michigan Dept. of Education Common Core State Standards. Through the links below, you will find information regarding TCAS curriculum and improvement plans. We welcome feedback, so please do not hesitate to contact us.
MI Continuous Improvement Plans (MiCIP)
Assessments are an essential tool used at TCAS, to help us understand the learning of our students. This help us identify areas of strength and also areas of weakness, so we are able to plan effectively meet our students' needs.
K-12 Reading & Writing Curriculum Progressions
English Competencies & Performance Indicators
K-12 Math Curriculum Progressions
Math Competencies & Performance Indicators
K-12 Science Curriculum Progressions
K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Progressions
Social Emotional Learning Curriculum Progressions
K-12 MiCI & Encore Progressions
Map K-5 NWEA Literacy Testing Rollout 2022-2024
Elementary (K-5) Specific Content
At Tri County Area Schools we create a strong foundation for our youngest learners starting at our Elementary level. We focus on the core subjects of Reading/Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Below you will find information on what your child will learn by their current grade level.
K-5 At-A-Glance Assessment Calendar
K-2 ELA Reading Standards & Learning Targets, & Links to Common Core Standards
K-2 Handwriting; Letter Formations
Secondary Specific Content (HS/MS)
At TCAS our Secondary Curriculum continues to build off the strong base our students learn in the K-5 grade curriculum. Starting in 6th-8th grades, student are introduced to a variety of encore classes where the student is able to start exploring courses of interest. These courses continue to expand into High School grade levels, along with addtiional learning opportunities, including Kent Career Tech Center (KCTC), Newaygo County Career Tech Center (NCCTC), Early Middle College, and Dual Enrollment.
Assessments are an essential tools used at TCAS, to help us understand the learning of our students. This helps us identify areas of strength and also areas of weakness, so we are able to plan effectively to meet our students' needs.
MAP Assessment Protocols