Grades will reflect academic performance skill levels.
The weight of various assignments during the nine-week grading periods will be left to the discretion of the teacher. The weighing of assignments must be logical, fair, and described in the classroom procedures so that the students are aware of the systems being used.
The teacher will assess all students at least one time each week and record grades numerically.
Each semester of the school year will have two nine-week periods.
Grades will be determined on the basis of possible points for the grading period. No curving of grades is allowed.
A percentage grade will be derived from the numerical grade and will be assigned a letter equivalent based upon the following scale:
Grades will reflect academic performance skill levels. Grades will absolutely not be used as disciplinary censure.
Gadsden Independent School District’s policy The Assignment of Grades can be found at gisd.k12.nm.us. The Honor Roll will be determined as follows:
“A” Honor Roll - To be on the “A” Honor roll, a student must receive all A’s on the semester grading periods.
“A” and “B” Honor Roll - To be on the “A” and “B” honor roll, a student must have only A’s and B’s on the semester grading periods.