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Grading & HW Guidelines

College Prep Courses Grading Policy

30%

ENGAGEMENT IN LEARNING (EL)

Determined through school-wide student engagement in the learning process rubric, which measures a student’s respect for the learning environment, respect for learning as a member of the school community, responsibility for behavior, responsibility for learning, and resilience.

30%

ASSIGNMENTS (A)

Determined through the scoring of in-class assignments and activities that are used for formative assessment purposes. The expectation is that students would be given multiple formative assessments in each class every week.

40%

MASTERY ASSESSMENTS (MA)

Determined through the scoring of summative assessments used to measure standards mastery. Qualifying assessments could include projects, papers, presentations, portfolios, mastery quizzes, tests and other summative measures. The expectation is that students would be given multiple mastery assessments in each class every quarter and completed during class time.

Advanced Placement and Honors Courses Grading Policy

20%

ENGAGEMENT IN LEARNING (EL)

Determined through school-wide student engagement in the learning process rubric, which measures a student’s respect for the learning environment, respect for learning as a member of the school community, responsibility for behavior, responsibility for learning, and resilience.

30%

ASSIGNMENTS (A)

Determined through the scoring of in-class assignments and activities that are used for formative assessment purposes. The expectation is that students will be given multiple formative assessments in each class every week.

50%

MASTERY ASSESSMENTS (MA)

Determined through the scoring of summative assessments used to measure standards mastery. Qualifying assessments may include projects, papers, presentations, portfolios, mastery quizzes, tests and other summative measures. The expectation is that students will be given multiple mastery assessments in each class every quarter and completed during class time.

Drury Homework Guidelines

Independent practice is an essential component of learning, and homework should be used primarily to reinforce skills and content knowledge taught in class and to provide extension activities to increase awareness.
 
Homework Expectations Per Night, Per Grade Level:
  • Grade 7: Approximately 70 minutes total
  • Grade 8: Approximately 80 minutes total
  • Grade 9: Approximately 90 minutes total
  • Grade 10: Approximately 100 minutes total
  • Grade 11: Approximately 110 minutes total
  • Grade 12: Approximately 120 minutes total