The NYC Department of Education has provided the grading policy detailing how your child’s grades will be determined. The grading policy was sent to parents via our REMIND app and through your child’s Google Classroom and/or Class Dojo.
PS 232 Middle School Updated Grading Policy 2020-2021
All Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Students*
The following criteria will be used to calculate students’ grades each semester. This grading policy will be used by ALL subject teachers in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Major bodies of work - literary responses, unit assessments, chapter tests/assignments, science labs, essays, etc.
Quizzes assess knowledge of a small bodies of work - reading assignments, vocabulary, listening, math, etc.
30% Homework Assignments
Homework is an essential part of every class. When a student is absent from class, he or she is responsible for the asynchronous work that is posted on the google classroom hub.
The student must complete all homework assignments and hand it/scan it to the subject teacher. All homework must be submitted by the due date scheduled by the teacher. Late homework will not be accepted.
30% Class Work
The class work grade will consist of written work done in class and participation in both the blended and remote classrooms. All students must engage in each lesson. Remote screens must be turned on and students must be present and engaged in their work.
Make-up Policy: It is the students’ responsibility to arrange to make up work missed because of illness. All reading and written assignments are due regardless of absences. All make-up assignments are to be submitted within 1-2 days of absence. Exceptions may be made in certain unusual circumstances.
Honor Society Induction Criteria
2nd and 3rd Marking Periods
Gold Honors – 95 average or greater with no grade less than 90
Silver Honors – 90 average or greater with no grade less than 85
Bronze honors – 85 average or greater with no grade less than 80 in any subject
Students must have at least 90% attendance/punctuality