Homework & Grading

Homework

Homework is an extension of the learning process begun at school. It is a vital part of the curriculum. Its purpose is to promote independent study, provide extra practice, recognize individual differences, and develop a sense of personal responsibility. The length of homework assignments depends on the initiative and ability of the student and the type of assignment.

Grading

GRADES K GRADES 1-2 GRADES 3-8
+ = demonstrates mastery of skill O = Outstanding Percentages will be used for recording grades.
✓= demonstrates good development of skill G = Good 90% average needed for BETA membership consideration.
– = demonstrates difficulty in learning skill S = Satisfactory 94% average needed for NJHS membership consideration.
x = not yet presented/assessed N = Needs Improvement 70% average required for Gr. 6-8 to participate in extra-curricular activities.
Minimum passing grade is 60%.