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Curriculum Documents

Grading Policy, Pacing Guides, Supplemental Curriculum, and Testing Benchmarks Last Updated: 1/7/2020 10:37 PM


ACMS Grading Policy

In an effort to make sure our students are academically successful and prepared for the next grade level, we have focused on a school-wide grading practice. This grading practice will not only help our students in transitioning from elementary school to middle school, but also aid in the transition from middle school to high school. Our goal is for students to have a common accountability no matter which teacher or class they may have at our school.

Click here to view our grading policy.

Please take note of how each grade level and department weighs the importance of academic skills and conceptual understanding.  This does mean summative assessments and tests will count for a large portion of their final grade in each class.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher or any administrator at our school.  


MAP Benchmark Scores

The MAP test is an assessment administered three times a year for the purpose of tracking and monitoring student growth in Math, Reading, and Science. 

Click here to view the MAP benchmark scores.


Curriculum Maps and Pacing Guides

ACMS uses the Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading, Composition, Math, Social Studies and the Next Generation Science Standards.

You may view these  standards at www.kystandards.org and at www.nextgenscience.org.

Content Curriculum Maps and Pacing Guides
 - Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Reading/Composition - Grade 6, Grade 7Grade 8
Social Studies - Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Science - Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Career Education and Health
 - Grades 6, 7 and 8


Supplemental Curriculum

ACMS utlilizes a variety of research based supplemental curriculum.  These programs are supported through Title I, Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant, Special Education and ACMS school allocated funding.

Online Supplemental Curriculum

Reading Plus



Accelerated Reader

Accerated Math

SRA Reading Lab Kits