K-5 Homework Guidelines for Parents
The length of time a child should spend on homework, including reading, and projects is 10-20 minutes in grades K-2, and 30 – 45 in grades 3 – 5. If your child regularly requires a great deal more time than this to complete assignments, you should contact your child’s teacher. If your child does not have homework or finishes early, it is always a good idea to spend time reading or reviewing math facts.
K-5 Homework Guidelines for Teachers
K-5 Homework should not be graded but may be considered as part of Behaviors that Promote Learning on the report card. The length of time a child should spend on homework, including reading, and projects is 10-20 minutes in grades K-2, and 30 – 45 in grades 3 – 5. To ensure that homework is an effective learning experience for students, the following guidelines are offered under District Regulation (Procedure) 2422P.
Teachers are responsible for:
For more information about the Smarter Balance Assessment that will be given to students in grades 3-5 this spring please click here to visit the Issaquah School District site. A calendar with specific testing dates will be available closer to the time the assessment is administered.
We’ve gone paperless! Directions for accessing your child's report card via Family Access can be found on the Family Access section of the Issaquah School District Website here. Your child’s teacher would appreciate it if you would take time to review the report card before December Parent Conferences.
For more information regarding grading and report cards, visit the Issaquah School District site.
Report Cards become available online:
Fall Trimester: December
Winter Trimester: March
Spring Trimester: June (last day of school)
Parent teacher conferences are held once a year the first week of December.