**Grading**

**Grading**

## Online Grade Book

Parents can access their child's grades online through PowerSchool.

If you do not have the information needed to access your child's grades, please contact the school office to be provided with the proper information.

If you do not have the information needed to access your child's grades, please contact the school office to be provided with the proper information.

## Grading Scale

Letter % Range Explanation

A 93 – 100 The student consistently demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills.

B 85 – 92 The student demonstrates knowledge and content application of skills most of the time.

C 76 – 84 Demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills more often than not.

D 69 – 75 The student infrequently demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills.

U 68 or Below The student does not demonstrate knowledge of content and application of skills.

Grades are

A 93 – 100 The student consistently demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills.

B 85 – 92 The student demonstrates knowledge and content application of skills most of the time.

C 76 – 84 Demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills more often than not.

D 69 – 75 The student infrequently demonstrates knowledge of content and application of skills.

U 68 or Below The student does not demonstrate knowledge of content and application of skills.

Grades are

*earned*, NOT given or received. Students earn their grades based on effort and achievement on their regular assignments, homework, projects, quizzes, and tests.## Grading System

All grades will be calculated on the points system. This means each test, project, quiz, class assignment, and homework assignment will be given a point value. At the end of the grading term, all the earned points of the student will be added together and divided by the possible points. The answer will give the percentage earned for that subject.

Most assignments/assessments will fall under one of the following categories. For assignments/assessments that do not, I will specify the point value when the assignment is given.

Daily Homework Assignments – 5 points

Classwork – 10 points

Lesson Quizzes – Varies – 1 point per problem

Quizzes – Varies – Around 30 – 60 points

Projects – 100 points

Tests – 100 points

Most assignments/assessments will fall under one of the following categories. For assignments/assessments that do not, I will specify the point value when the assignment is given.

Daily Homework Assignments – 5 points

Classwork – 10 points

Lesson Quizzes – Varies – 1 point per problem

Quizzes – Varies – Around 30 – 60 points

Projects – 100 points

Tests – 100 points

## How Can I Improve My Grades?

Before you ask, check this list:

1. Are you doing your homework and assignments on time?

2. Do you double-check your work for mistakes?

3. Do those assignments get turned in on time?

4. Do you ask appropriate questions in class?

5. Do you seek assistance when you don't understand a concept or assignment?

6. Do you study for tests/quizzes?

7. Do you take notes on what you read and what we discuss in class?

8. Do you review those notes?

9. Are you organized and is it easy to find your materials?

10. Are all of your notes and supplies organized so it's easy to find what you need?

11. Do you truly read the textbook?

12. Do you use a dictionary or thesaurus when you don't understand words?

13. Do you use your class time wisely? If you finish early, do you go back and review?

14. Do you practice answering questions on your own?

15. Do you take part in extra credit when it is available? Remember, extra credit is not offered on an individual basis!

TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR RAISING YOUR GRADE!!!

1. Are you doing your homework and assignments on time?

2. Do you double-check your work for mistakes?

3. Do those assignments get turned in on time?

4. Do you ask appropriate questions in class?

5. Do you seek assistance when you don't understand a concept or assignment?

6. Do you study for tests/quizzes?

7. Do you take notes on what you read and what we discuss in class?

8. Do you review those notes?

9. Are you organized and is it easy to find your materials?

10. Are all of your notes and supplies organized so it's easy to find what you need?

11. Do you truly read the textbook?

12. Do you use a dictionary or thesaurus when you don't understand words?

13. Do you use your class time wisely? If you finish early, do you go back and review?

14. Do you practice answering questions on your own?

15. Do you take part in extra credit when it is available? Remember, extra credit is not offered on an individual basis!

TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR RAISING YOUR GRADE!!!