The Crestwood Secondary is developing a student centered learning environment that is addressing grading systems, gaps in knowledge, and student pacing. Students, teachers, community members, school board, post-secondary education, and administrators are developing this system. Developing young people with the skills sets necessary for careers can be seen through this Competency Based Education system. Traits of the CBE system are:
Students advance upon proficiency
Competencies include explicit, measurable, and transferable learning
Assessment is meaningful and a positive learning experience for students
Students receive rapid, differentiated support based on their individual learning needs
Learning outcomes emphasize competencies that include application and creation of knowledge along with development of important skills and disposition
Dual Credit Coursework
Crestwood Secondary offers the following to students through Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC)
Opportunities for post-secondary credit on campus
College-level curriculum including:
Advanced Placement (AP)
Dual Credit Classes
Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
During today's April 2nd 2020 news conference Gov. Reynold's has ordered all of Iowa's schools to be closed until April 30th. This includes all normal school day activities and all extra-curricular activities.
I would just like to thank everyone again for their understanding during this unprecedented time.
Visit our Coronavirus page for updates. Thank you for your understanding during this time.