The Academic Framework

  • Nebinger Elementary follows SDP’s Academic Framework which provides high quality instructional guidance backed by educational research and best practices. It includes targeted support to reach all learners. Additionally, the Academic Framework offers the following:
  • alignment with the District’s vision, Goals & Guardrails to practice, implementation, and expected outcomes
  • the philosophy behind and strategies for inclusivity, community building, and relevant teaching
  • clear expectations for instruction and scaffolding supports for all students
  • connection between all expectations and actions to quality instructional programming

*The School District of Philadelphia’s mathematics curriculum and resources support conceptual understanding, fluency, and application.  District teachers are provided with a core curriculum and resources and have the autonomy to decide on instructional practices that fit their classroom.


Instructional Resources:

Grades K-8 –  Imagine Learning/Illustrative Math   *NEWLY ADOPTED*

I-Ready Math – Online supplemental resource, supporting students at their instructional level

Algebra – *New* Algebra is offered to 8th grade students who meet eligibility requirements


Required Minutes: K-5: 120 minutes

6-8:   90 minutes


Nebinger Elementary follows standards that are in alignment with the Philadelphia School District, State, and Common Core Standards.

*Parents, feel free to review the standards taught throughout the school year. The following links provide parents with with detailed description of each standard at each performance level( on-level, below level, and above level)


Mathematics Standards Year at a Glance (K-8)