Grading Policy

**For all I.S. 392 students the passing grade for all classes is 80% (level 3).

**Any student that receives a grade average below standards in one or more of the core subjects (English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science) will be placed on academic probation for the school term following the distribution of report cards. Once on probation, students and parents are expected to work diligently with school personnel towards getting off academic probation.

PLEASE NOTE: Students placed on academic probation during the course of the school year, are in jeopardy of being removed from the gifted and talented program.

The Performance levels and averages correlate as follows:

Level Average

4--Exceeds Standards 90-100

3--Meets Standards 80-89

2--Approaching Standards 65-79

1--Far Below Standards 64-below

**Students are graded based on the following breakdown:

1st – 2nd Marking Period

Exams/Tests: 30%

Projects: 20%

Class Participation: 20%

Homework: 15%

Quizzes: 15%

10%

3rd Marking Period

Exams/Tests: 30%

Projects: 15%

Class Participation: 15%

Homework: 10%

Quizzes: 10%

Finals: 20%

4th Marking Period

For the 4th Marking Period students will receive and average from all 3 marking periods.

Therefore, ALL marking periods count!!!!

**Honor Roll Requirements:

Gold: Overall grade averages of 90 + (all subject areas) with Satisfactory behavior in all classes and 90% attendance for the marking period.

Silver: Overall grade averages of 85-89 (all subject areas) with satisfactory behavior in all classes and 90% attendance for the marking period.