• The Rome City Schools Curriculum and Instruction is based on the Georgia Standards of Excellence for grades K-12. The Georgia Standards of Excellence supports evidence-based instructional practices and strategies for differentiated, innovative, and effective teaching and learning based on the GSE standards in support of a balanced curriculum for the whole child. 

    The Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) provide clear expectations for instruction, assessment, and student work. They define the level of work that demonstrates achievement of the standards, enabling a teacher to know “how good is good enough.” The performance standards identify the knowledge and skills needed to problem-solve, reason, communicate, and make connections with other information. The GSE includes the content standards (the concepts/content a student is expected to master), suggested performance tasks, sample student work, and teacher commentary on that work.

    The Georgia Standards of Excellence are available in the following areas:

    English Language Arts & Reading



    Social Studies

    Fine Arts

    World Languages

    Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE)

    Standards for Students and Significant Cognitive Disabilities

    Rome City Schools continues to embrace best practices that are proven to increase student achievement. Decisions regarding curriculum and instructional approaches are focused on what will most effectively bring about successful learning for all students.

    Georgia  is a one stop website providing administrators and teachers with a tool to assist in the implementation of the Georgia Standards of Excellence. Information contained in this site includes: standards and their associated elements, unit lesson planning, aligned resources, teaching frameworks, assessment samples, performance tasks, and teaching activities all designed to support and sustain standards-based teaching within your school.

Professional Learning

  • Professional learning is the means by which educators acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to create high levels of learning for all students. Professional learning activities are focused on providing a safe, risk-free environment that is conducive to successful learning for all students.

Professional Leave Request Instructional Video

Professional Learning Reimbursement Instructional Video

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