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Grading Policies

Overview

Elementary

The same as any other year.

K-6 Parent Report Card Guides

Academic Performance Level for Standards Achievement

Name Score Explanation
Excels at Standards 4 Exceeds grade-level expectations; demonstrates strong independence
Consistently Meets
Standards
3 Meets grade-level expectations; requires minimal support
Approaching
Standards
2 Student is approaching grade-level standards, shows steady progress 
Minimal Progress
Towards Standards
1 Student demonstrates minimal understanding of grade-level standards

Secondary

Percentages for Standards Achievement

Percent Grade
90-100% A
80-90% B
70-80% C
60-70% D
50-60%  F

Lowest possible grade for any assignment is 50%

Research/Best Practice

The Case Against the Zero (Douglas Reeves)

Standards Based Grading (Phi Delta Kappan)

Equitable Grading (AASA)