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Clive District and Curriculum

Students in the Clive area attend either West Des Moines Community School District or Waukee Community School District. Both districts follow curriculum aligned with Common Core State Standards and Iowa Core Curriculum – a student-based approach used for implementing high academic expectations of the Common Core Standards for all students at each grade level in core subject areas.

We currently cover the following Clive-area school districts: Waukee Community School District and West Des Moines Community School District.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Clive District Curriculum

Elementary grades are an introduction to new skills and ideas, helping K-6 students gain experience and master concepts, to then build on as they develop. Junior high grades are centered on the educational needs of adolescents as they transition between elementary school and high school. High school years are an opportunity for students to select courses and electives specific to potential college and career interests, developing necessary skills for entering the workforce.

Instruction involves research – based strategies toward essential concepts and skills specific to each grade. Classrooms are students-centered, teachers focusing on the individual needs of each student. Assessments are geared to measure student achievement based on standards expected to master for the grade, allowing teachers and parents to determine the progress of students and areas in need of improvement.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Clive Educational News

  • Waukee Warriors News - Waukee High School had its first state championship in boys’ tennis. The Warriors went to the CIC Eastern Division championship during the regular season. It was the second straight divisional title for the boys. The team advanced to the sub-state finals. The Waukee High School tennis program that has only been in existence for four years.
  • Summer Learning - Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer! Employee and Family Resources (EFR) is a community forum program partnering with Valley High School to discuss ways to help keep kids safe during the summer months. The intention of the forum is discuss ways to help young people make safe and healthy decisions in the community. The group has additional events planned to help teens and families “Not Let Summer Be a Bummer.”
  • Art Along the Trail - Art Along the Trail is a temporary outdoor exhibit, displayed along Clive’s Greenbelt Park and Trail system, from May through October each year. As a means of enhancing the ‘Distinct by Nature’ character of Clive, Art Along the Trail gives visitors an artistic way to appreciate the outdoors.

Clive Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: School Supplies

The summer months are a time for children, teens and parents to take a break from the idea of school and enjoy the activities liked by all. These months are also a great time to grab necessary supplies for the upcoming school year without the rush at the beginning of the school year. Schools begin to post, or may have already, a list of supplies students need at their grade level. There are a few ways to approach the task – a quick look online to then purchase, setting aside a day to buy the necessary items, or grabbing a few items each time during an errand. Children can also be included in the process, taking responsibility for what supplies they already have and putting aside for later, being responsible for remembering what needs to be purchased when out on an errand with parents, or if your child is a teen, buying certain supplies while they are out with friends as determined by you and your teen. The yearly task of getting “school supplies” doesn’t have to be a rush or really a task at all if done as part of everyday activities and as a family.