Student Achievement and Reporting

LETTER GRADES FOR GRADES 8 TO 12

Teachers use the following information when determining student progress for reporting purposes.  All students receive percentage grades.

A 100 % - 86% The student has demonstrated excellent or outstanding performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
B 85% - 73% The student has demonstrated very good performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
C+ 72% - 67% The student has demonstrated good performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
C 66% - 60% The student has demonstrated satisfactory performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
C- 59% - 50% The student has demonstrated minimally acceptable performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
F 49% - 0% (Failed or Failing) The student has failed a Provincially examinable course, and an "I" letter grade was previously assigned and the student has still not demonstrated or is not demonstrating minimally acceptable performance in relation to the expected learning outcomes for this course.
I   (In Progress or Incomplete)  The student is not demonstrating minimally acceptable performance in relation to expected learning outcomes for the course.
PND   (Pending) Final letter grade will be assigned by the Ministry upon combining the school mark and provincial exam mark.
NM   (No Mark)  Indicates that a mark has not been assigned for the course.
SG   (Standing Granted)  The Principal may assign standing granted if a sufficient level of performance has been attained in a course despite the completion of normal requirements not being possible.
TS   (Transfer Standing)  The Principal has granted transfer standing on the basis of an examination of records.
W   (Withdrawal)  The Principal has granted permission to a student to withdraw from a course.
RM   (Requirement Met)  Only applies to the Graduation Transition Plan, Health & Career Education and Daily Physical Activity.

WORK HABIT SYMBOLS

Work habit symbols are designed to indicate the student's progress in the areas of attitude and effort.  Attitude refers to cooperation, responsibility, observance of rules, respect of others and general classroom behaviour,  Effort refers to the student's approach to classroom tasks as well as his or her application of other assignments.

G - Good                       S - Satisfactory                            N - Needs Improvement

EXTERNAL CREDITS

Students may obtain graduation credits by completing recognized programmes as established by the Ministry of Education.  Some examples include programmes completed through B.C. Conservatory of Music, Royal Academy of Dance, and youth programmes such as Cadets and 4H.  See your counsellor and contact the website www.bced.gov.bc.ca/graduation.