Pre-kindergarten: Please check with your child's teacher on the specific requirements of the program. You will be asked to participate in several activities during the year that are planned by the teachers to promote a strong home/school connection.
Kindergarten: A checklist of skills shall be used to report to parents. Portfolios of student work shall be accumulated and shared with parents. The kindergarten portfolio will include: the DSC, a writing sample, the DIBELS assessment given in September, January, and May, the Kindergarten Development Profile, the Kindergarten Checklist, a self portrait, a math sample, a vision and hearing screening, and any other pertinent information. Grades to be assigned on the Kindergarten Student Evaluation Report are:
O Outstanding/Meets or exceeds stated goals
S Satisfactory Progress
N Needs Support/Emerging
Assessments of S or N will be given for all quarters in the areas of Social/Emotional Growth, Work Habits, Life Skills, and Physical Development. Grades will be given in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarters for ELA and for Mathematics.
First Grade: Assessments of S and N will be given for all quarters in the areas of Conduct, work Habits, and Handwriting. During the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter marking periods, the following grades will be assigned: Grades A, B, C, D and F will be assigned in math, reading, language, social studies, science, and spelling for each of the four quarter marking periods for all students including gifted/talented and student in specially designed regular education classrooms.
A- Excellent. The student has consistently demonstrated excellent performance.
B- High Quality Work. The student's performance is in the upper range of the satisfactory category.
C-Satisfactory. The student has progressed in a satisfactory manner.
D-Needs Improvement. The student's performance is in the lower range of satisfactory.
F- Unsatisfactory Work. The student is not progressing according to standards. The parent and teacher need to have a conference to help the student correct the indicated problems and to ensure adequate progress.
The St. Tammany Parish numerical scale may be used when appropriate to determine letter grades:
F=66 and below
Grades will be given to students in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarters for ELA, Mathematics, and Science/Social Studies.
Second and Third Grades: Grades A, B, C, D, and F will be assigned in math, reading, language, social studies, science, and spelling for each of the four quarter marking periods for all students including gifted/talented and students in specially designed regular education classrooms.
The grades S and N shall be used for conduct and work habits. the student has satisfactory participation in Art, P.E. Music, and Library unless indicated in the comment section of the report card.
F=66 or below
There shall be no honor roll
Interim Reports: (All grades) Interim reports are sent at the midpoint (approximately 4.5 weeks) of each quarter marking period to students who are not making satisfactory progress. Parents should immediately set up a conference with their child's teacher to discuss areas of concern noted on the interim. Parents are asked to sign and return a copy of the interim for the teacher's records.
Report Cards: For the first, second, and third quarters, all report cards shall be given out on Thursday following the close of the quarter. At the close of the 4th quarter, report cards will be mailed. Parent conferences are mandatory for all students who are performing below level and those that received a D or F on the report card. Parents, please make every effort to schedule and attend these conferences.