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1702 Harding St, Tama, IA 52339      
Office (641) 484-4811                                   
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Director of Curriculum:  

Shauna Smith

Welcome to the Curriculum & Instruction page for South Tama County Schools.  My name is Shauna Smith and I'm STC's Director of Curriculum and Student Services. 

Curriculum, instruction and assessment are the cornerstone for academic achievement and school improvement. Our focus is to provide support in these areas.

  • Curriculum Development and the Iowa Core
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Professional Development & Professional Learning    Communities
  • Assessment

    Iowa School Report Card

The Iowa School Report Card shows how each public  school is  performing, based on eight specific educational measures. The system assigns schools one of six overall ratings and ratings are based on each school’s performance over a two-year period.
  • Exceptional
  • High-Performing
  • Commendable
  • Acceptable
  • Needs Improvement
  • Priority

Click on the links below to better understand each building’s report card and access additional information.

Iowa School Report Card:Quick Guide

Iowa School Report Card: FAQs

South Tama County Elementary Report Card

South Tama County Middle School Report Card

South Tama County HighSchool Report Card

        Iowa Assessments

Iowa uses the Iowa Assessments in grades 3-8 and 11 as the annual statewide assessment for accountability.  Results are used to establish academic goals and monitor student achievement.  Iowa will be transitioning to a new state assessment next year.  Click on the links below for more information on the Iowa Testing Program and Iowa Assessments:

Iowa Assessments

Test Descriptions

Reports to Parents andStudents