Individual abilities, study skills and time management practices will determine the length of time a student will actually spend on any given task.
Time to complete extra credit activities is not included in these time guidelines.
It is generally agreed that elementary school children need to participate in a variety of activities, in addition to scholastic ones, in order to develop the total child.
To this end, the following guidelines are recommended with respect to the maximum amount of time students should be spending doing homework.
At the elementary level there are several resources to help students and families.
Please contact your individual elementary school for more information on any of the following: These services are open to students in grades K – 5 and are provided at various times during the school day.
When an absence occurs, the parents/guardians are asked to please notify the school office between 8 and a.m..
Parents/guardians are asked to indicate if the work is to be sent home with another child (suggest name) or picked up in the office at dismissal time.
Students are encouraged to use weekends and vacations for long-term assignments and daily reading.
These guidelines are developed based upon the average student at each grade level.