Developmental Expectations for School Age Children

This brochure contains expectations for school-aged children at different grade levels, including developmental traits and academic requisites. A child’s progress is individual to them, and different children develop at different rates so there will be exceptions, especially for children who have experienced trauma. However, the following lists are general expectations for the average child’s progress through school. 

Author(s): Indiana Department of Child Services
Publication Date: 2015
Topic(s): Academic Skills, Indiana, Positive Youth Development, Trauma & Trauma-Informed Practice
Resource Type: Factsheet / Guide
Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals; Caregivers and Education Champions
Click to Download: Developmental Expectations for School Age Children

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