Curriculum & Instruction

The Curriculum & Instruction Department is committed to helping schools meet the needs of each and every student in our district.

Through rigorous and relevant curriculum to the facilitation of engaging learning scenarios in all of our classrooms, the Teaching and Learning Staff work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, students, board members and parents to ensure success and growth for all.

View the 2022-2023 Academic Standards for our district.

Assessment & Accountability:

Learn more about how the Stoughton Area School District uses a comprehensive balanced assessment system to inform decisions at the classroom, school, and district levels. 


STAR Renaissance Learning

Wisconsin Forward Exam

Dynamic Learning Map (DLM)

ACT High School Assessments

Curriculum & Courses:

Every student, every time, all the time. The Stoughton Area School District utilizes curriculum that is comprehensive, aligned to state standards and helps students achieve at high levels.  Learn more.

Elementary Curriculum (KG-5)

Middle School Curriculum (Grades 6-8)

High School Curriculum (Grades 9-12)

Human Growth & Development (K-12)

Library Media Services (K-12)

Music (K-12)

Advanced Learning (Talented and Gifted Program):

The mission of the Stoughton Area School District is to ensure educational opportunities which challenge all students to achieve excellence, maximize their talents and abilities, prepare them to face the demands of the future, and be literate contributing members of society.  Learn more.


Kate Ahlgren

Director of Curriculum & Instruction
(608) 877-5031

Jose Guerrero

Data & Assessment Specialist
(608) 877-5032

Amanda O'Brien

Infinite Campus Specialist
(608) 877-5045
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Dana Teske

Teacher Mentor
(608) 877-5046

Ashley Steffel

Administrative Assistant - Teaching and Learning
(608) 877-5042