Parents & Community
Report Cards & Interim Reports
2012-2013 School Year
Interim reports and report cards will be issued on the following days:
Interim reports are issued to all middle and high school students. Report cards are distributed to all elementary school students. Report cards for middle and high school students are mailed to parents from the Waldorf post office on the dates listed above, and to home addresses on file at the school. If parents/guardians do not receive the report card within three days of the published date, they should contact the school.
- October 1, 2012
- December 10, 2012
- February 25, 2013
- May 6, 2013 - Senior interims
- May 13, 2013
- November 6, 2012 - Elementary school report cards issued
- November 7, 2012 - Report cards mailed to middle and high school parents
- January 28, 2013 - Three's program, prekindergarten report cards issued
- January 28, 2013 - Elementary school report cards issued
- January 28, 2013 - Report cards mailed to middle and high school parents
- April 12, 2013 - Report cards mailed to middle and high school parents
- April 12, 2013 - Elementary school report cards issued
- June 10, 2013 - Three's program report cards issued
- June 13 and 14, 2013 - Prekindergarten report cards issued
- June 14, 2013 - Elementary school report cards issued
- June 17, 2013 - Report cards mailed to middle and high school parents
Updated July 31, 2012
* Note: Issuance of interim reports is not limited to published dates. Interim progress reports may be issued at any time and must be issued when a student is in danger of or is failing.
Prekindergarten, kindergarten & grades 1-2Prekindergarten and kindergarten students receive formal reports three times a year. A parent conference is scheduled for the first report card period. Ratings are based on national, state and county standards. Report cards for students in first and second grade are given four times during the year. Student performance in prekindergarten, kindergarten, first and second grade is reported to parents using the following ratings:
- Consistently Demonstrating – The student successfully exhibits the indicated skills, knowledge and behaviors.
- Developing – The student generally exhibits the indicated skills, knowledge and behaviors.
- Needs Improvement – The student rarely exhibits the indicated skills, knowledge and behaviors. The performance is inconsistent and below the normal range of expectancy for a student at that grade level.
Teachers evaluate the academic performance for each student four times a year using the following letter grades:
A = Excellent
B = Very good performance
C = Satisfactory performance
D = Minimal performance
E = Unsatisfactory performance
Middle & high school
In middle and high school, student semester and final grades are computed by averaging numerical grades. Quarterly grades are calculated by obtaining a quarterly arithmetic average. In order to prepare grades for report cards, this average is translated into a letter grade. At the high school level, English I, English II, Local, State and National (LSN) Government, Biology and all Algebra I courses, except Algebra I (part I), have quarterly exams that combine to count as 10 percent of the final grade. At the middle school level, reading/language arts and mathematics classes have county assessments during the first, second and fourth quarters. These assessments combine to count as 7.5 percent of the final grade. Students enrolled in algebra I in middle school will take county assessments during all four quarters and the exams will combine to count as 10 percent of the final grade.
The grading scale is:
A = 90-100 % = Superior
If a student receives a failing grade because of two or more unlawful absences, the numerical grade assigned to the student will be no higher than 59 percent. Teachers have some discretion and latitude within parameters in devising a grading system and assigning students’ grades; however, such a system should be consistent. Teachers give students a course description that includes information on how grades are calculated.
B = 80-89 % = Above average
C = 70-79 % = Average
D = 60-69 % = Below average
F = 0-59 % = Failure
CCPS has a weighted grade system, giving students the opportunity to earn additional quality points for specified honors and advanced placement courses. The weighted grade point average is calculated and used to determine class rank and academic honors. (See the High School Program of Studies for additional information).