Grading Policies


    Late Work-

    One day late-  15 points subtracted from graded paper

    Two days late-  30 points subtracted from graded paper

    Three days late-  student earns a 0

    *Policy goes into effect once the teacher has posted grades.


    Grade Weights-

    Daily Work            40%        

    Tests/Projects      60%                 


    Make-Up Policy-

    All students will have opportunity to make up work from an excused absence.  The student will have the same number of days he missed plus one to make up for any missing work.  So, for example, if a student is absent for two days, he’ll have a total of three days to make up all missing assignments.


    Any student who plagiarizes or cheats on any assignment or helps another student cheat will receive a zero on that assignment plus disciplinary action.

    Semester Exams & Exemption Policy-

    Only seniors may be exempt from final exams in courses for the first semester.   Both juniors and seniors may be exempt from semester exams during the second semester, provided that they meet all requirements.  In order to be exempt, the student must meet ALL THREE of the following requirements:  1) No more than three absences (excused or unexcused).  Medical absences or extracurricular absences will not count against the student; 2) No more than threetardies during the semester; 3) A class average of a 90 or above.


    Board Policy EIA(Local)-

    Any student who has failed any assignment may redo that assignment, provided that the student has met the grading guidelines.   The maximum grade a student will receive will be a 70 .  The student will have a total of five school days to redo the assignment once it has been posted in the gradebook.