Oregon-Davis School Corporation
Administrative Guidelines
 

5421B - GRADING CRITERIA

The following guideline provides criteria which describe the characteristics of a student who is functioning at different levels of proficiency according to the Corporation's grading system.

A student who receives an A grade should be one who consistently:

 

A.

demonstrates outstanding scholarship and a high level of achievement of specific knowledge and skills;

     
 

B.

evidences understanding and proper application of fundamental concepts of the subject area;

     
 

C.

goes beyond the goals established for the class in achievement and contribution; independently applies knowledge and skills to new situations;

     
 

D.

completes assignments thoroughly, accurately, and promptly;

     
 

E.

frequently demonstrates originality and initiative;

     
 

F.

expresses himself/herself, both orally and in writing, clearly and effectively;

     
 

G.

evidences unique perception and depth of study in the field;

     
 

H.

maintains a very high level of self-discipline and appropriate classroom behavior.

A student who receives a grade of B should be one who frequently:

 

A.

demonstrates above-average scholarship and achievement in the designated subject area and in mastery of specific knowledge and skills;

     
 

B.

does his/her assignments less thoroughly and accurately than the A student but with above-average quality; occasionally contributes creatively; usually applies knowledge and skills independently;

     
 

C.

demonstrates some originality and initiative;

     
 

D.

expresses himself/herself, both orally and in writing, clearly and effectively;

     
 

E.

shows the capability to do advanced work in the field;

     
 

F.

maintains a high level of self-discipline and appropriate classroom behavior.

A student who receives a C grade should be one who:

 

A.

demonstrates average scholarship and achievement of specific knowledge and skills;

     
 

B.

is responsible and participates in class activities;

     
 

C.

evidences normal growth in relation to his/her capabilities and skills;

     
 

D.

with help, applies knowledge and skills to new situations;

     
 

E.

frequently requires individual direction and supervision in order to complete his/her work;

     
 

F.

achieves sufficient subject matter mastery to enable him/her to proceed to some advanced work in the subject, but is not capable of extensive advanced work;

     
 

G.

usually maintains an acceptable level of self-discipline and appropriate classroom behavior.

A student who receives a D grade should be one who:

 

A.

is below average in mastery of the knowledge and skills established by the course of study;

     
 

B.

seldom completes an undertaking without teacher direction and encouragement;

     
 

C.

seldom applies knowledge and skills to new situations;

     
 

D.

evidences little growth other than that developed through class association; rarely demonstrates originality and initiative;

     
 

E.

has difficulty expressing self adequately, either orally or in writing;

     
 

F.

generally fails to make-up work s/he has missed if absent;

     
 

G.

is unlikely to be successful in advanced work in the field;

     
 

H.

sometimes demonstrates a low level of self-discipline and/or inappropriate classroom behavior.

A student who receives an F grade should be one who:

 

A.

does not fulfill the course requirements as established by the course of study;

     
 

B.

infrequently completes assignments and generally fails to make-up work s/he has missed if absent;

     
 

C.

does not or cannot apply knowledge and skills to new situations;

     
 

D.

rejects teacher assistance and leadership; does not demonstrate originality and initiative;

     
 

E.

generally does not take part in class activities;

     
 

F.

does not express himself/herself adequately;

     
 

G.

may frequently demonstrate a low level of self-discipline and/or inappropriate classroom behavior

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