Computer Lab Grade Descriptors
1. Acquires and understands knowledge of the subject.
2. Builds skills and uses them productively.
3. Works at producing quality results.
E = Exceeds Expectations
M = Meeting Expectations
NM = Not Meeting Expectations
+ = very strong
- = weak
Characteristics of Successful Learners:
1. Active Listening
2. Eager Cooperation
3. Constructive Participation
C = Consistently
U = Usually
S = Sometimes
R = Rarely
Letter Grade Descriptors (Academic Subjects for Grades 3, 4, and 5)
The following descriptors articulate the significance of the letter grade and
serve as a guide to both students and faculty in recognizing its value. Taken
together they are meant to represent a holistic interpretation of the letter
grade for individual assignments or term grades. A specific work or a final
assessment does not have to match every descriptor to earn the grade.
What is an "A"
�Outstanding performance relative to standards
�Excellent work habits
�Thorough grasp of content and form
�Superior knowledge and insight on assessments.
�Ample evidence of serious thought and analysis.
�Exhibits constant creativity and initiative
What is a "B"
�Solid performance relative to standards
�Strong work habits
�Fine quality work
�Firm grasp of content and form
�Sound knowledge and insight on assessments.
�Adequate evidence of serious thought and analysis.
�Exceeds basic course requirements
�Often exhibits creativity and initiative.
What is a "C"
�Adequate performance relative to standards
�Meets or approaches standards
�Acceptable work habits
�Basic grasp of content and form
�Reasonable knowledge and insight on assessments.
�Exhibits occasional creativity and initiative.
What is a "D"
�Poor performance relative to standards
�Meets only some standards
�Work habits need improvement
�Minimal grasp of content and form
�Insufficient knowledge and insight on assessments.
�Rarely shows creativity and initiative.
�Barely fulfils requirements
�Modest evidence of student growth
What is an "F"
�Inadequate performance relative to standards
�Fails to meet most standards
�Poor work habits
�Insufficient grasp of content and form
�Lacks knowledge and insight on assessments.
�Fails to show creativity or initiative.
�Does not fulfill requirements
�Minimal student growth
97-100 A+ 93-96 A 90-92 A-
87-89 B+ 83-86 B 80-82 B-
77-79 C+ 73-76 C 70-72 C-
67-69 D+ 63-66 D 60-62 D-
Grades given for academic subjects and conduct
Needs Improvement NI