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Student Progress Reports to Parents
The approved reporting system are parent-teacher conferences, report cards/ conferences, and report cards. Narrative reports to parents may be used to supplement the other reporting practices.
Individuals with disabilities who may need a special accommodation to participate in a parent-teacher conference should contact the principal's office no later than three (3) days before conference so that special arrangements may be made.
I. Elementary - Grades K-5
The report card shall be issued in conjunction with two conferences which shall be held, one in the fall and one in the spring. One written report shall be sent home to parents at the end of each school year.
II. Secondary - Grades 6-12
Report cards are issued each quarter at the middle school and each quarter at the senior high level.
Informal progress reports may be submitted at any time during a regular reporting period.
When letter grades are used in reporting to parents, the following explanation of grades shall be made.
A . . Achievement is superior
B . . Achievement is above the majority of students
C . . Achievement is within the range of the majority of students
D . . Achievement is below that of the majority of students
F . . Achievement is below minimum requirements
P . . Passing — meets minimum requirements for credit
N . . No credit — does not meet minimum requirements for credit
I . . Incomplete work — students have not met course requirements for credit. A maximum of two weeks is allowed for removal of an incomplete. If an incomplete is received at the end of the school year, the student has two weeks into the Fall semester to remove it.
S . . Satisfactory — student has not met course requirements but has met objectives commensurate with ability. Parents, students of a majority age, teacher, counselor, and principal should all be consulted in determining whether an "S" grade should be given.