• Big Lake Schools uses the Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards as a framework for its curriculum and instruction.  The standards supply definitions for educational achievement of students in public school systems.
    According to the Minnesota Department of Education, the standards specifically:
    • Identify the knowledge and skills that all students must achieve by the end of a grade level
    • Help define the course credit requirements for graduation
    • Serve as a guide for the local adoption and design of curricula
    Minnesota's Academic Standards encompass the areas below:

    Click on each subject area to be brought to the MN Dept. of Education's website where you can learn more about each subject's standards.

    State and local assessments are used to measure student mastery of the standards.
    If you have any questions on the curriculum or instruction at Big Lake Schools, please contact the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning.