Standards Based Instruction (SBI)

SBI Communication

Middle School SBI Report Card Timeline

Goal: Execute a communication plan to clarify Standards Based Grading and Reporting practices for parents of Belgrade Middle School students.

May 2020 - Draft of report card presented to staff

October 2020 - Parent feedback on report card draft ○ Advisory group ○ Survey

January 2021 - Final report card draft on website / SB informational video developed and posted on website

April 2021 - Parent pamphlet sent home / IC Message / on social media

May 2021 - Parent information session(s)

August 2021 - Parent pamphlet given to all new students / pamphlets available at Back to School Night

September 2021 - Parent information session

October 2021 - Launch first full SB report card

March 2022 - feedback from staff on report card

May 2022 - feedback from parents on report card

August 2022 - development of report card 2.0

September 2022 - parent information on website, social media and

October 2022 - Launch SB report card 2.0

SBI Next Steps

2019-2020 Actions Next


Revise CFA’s

Prepare for Report Card 2.0

Gathering & documenting unit materials

Exploring P-scale options

All departments will have training on Basics:

Year Long Context (YLC)
Priority & supporting standards
Developing P-scales
Self navigation process

Complete Book Study

Plan for transition between SBI and publishing of SB report card

Explore report card format options

Test and revise assessments


Explore data

Complete Book Study

Become familiar with grade level/course standards

Develop common assessments for courses (taught by more than one teacher)

3 buckets of assessment

Criteria for prioritized standard

Dept Heads trained in SBI

Core departments have SBI training

Please contact the administrative office if you have additional questions regarding the information on this page, or If you are experiencing difficulty accessing the information on this page. Please call 406 388 6951.