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Transition in Secondary School Reporting for Templeton Secondary beginning September 2020

Transition in Secondary School Reporting for Templeton Secondary beginning September 2020:

 

  • The transition in Secondary school reporting:
    • Aligns with reporting practices with the redesigned curriculum
    • Aligns with the current Provincial Interim Student Reporting Order
    • Aligns Kindergarten to Grade 9 to the District standard proficiency scale (Beginning > Developing > Applying > Extending)
    • Is supported by long-standing educational research
  • Following the transition to proficiency scale reporting for Kindergarten to Grade 7, the District is transitioning Grade 8 and 9 Secondary school courses to the District standard proficiency scale for reporting.
  • The transition in Secondary schools is taking place after the completion of a pilot and implementation at the Elementary level and after the completion of a pilot at the Secondary level.
  • Most Elementary schools are currently using the District standard proficiency scale for reporting. For the 2020-2021 school year, all Elementary schools will be using the District standard proficiency scale.
  • For the 2020-2021 school year, the following transition will take place at Templeton Secondary:
    • All Grade 8 and 9 courses will use the District standard proficiency scale for reporting student achievement
    • All student achievement reporting for Secondary school courses (grades 8-12) will be based upon cumulative grading practices.
    • During the school year, parents/guardians will receive the following formal reports that will be issued based on a District reporting window: an interim report in November, and two formal reports (at the end of January and end of June) instead of three formal reports.
    • Student learning will also be communicated through a minimum of two additional informal reports. These may include but are not limited to interim progress reports, conferences, meetings, portfolios, etc. School administration will decide on the type of informal communications and the reporting window for these additional informal reports.
  • Letter grades and percentages will continue to be used for reporting achievement for all Grade 10-12 courses
  • To facilitate post-secondary applications, Grade 12 students will receive a letter grade and percentage for all three of their formal reports, including the November Interim Report.

 

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