• Lufkin Road Middle School Grading and Late Work Practices 

     

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    Core and Elective Courses

    60%=Tests, Assessments, Labs, & Projects

    25%=Quizzes

    15%=Class Work/Independent Work

    0% = Homework Completion

     

    WCPSS 10-point Grading Scale

    (WCPSS Policy #5520)

    A  = 90 – 100
    B  = 80 – 89
    C  = 70 – 79
    D  = 60 – 69
    F = 0-59
    I = Incomplete
    W = Withdrawal

     

    6th Grade Late Work Practices

    • 10% will be deducted for every day that an assignment is late 
    • Three days maximum after due date 
    • Work submitted after three days will be accepted and graded according to WCPSS policy; however, the grade will be given in light of the amount of time the assignment is past due 
    • Zeros will be assigned for work not submitted by day the chapter/unit test is given to student 

     

    7th and 8th Grade Late Work Practices

    • 10% will be deducted for every day that an assignment is late 
    • 60% will be the maximum allowable score for work that is four days late, the score may be lower than a 60% pending evaluation of finished student product 
    • 40% will be the maximum allowable grade for any assignment that is turned in after being 5 or more days late 
    • Zeros will be assigned for work not submitted by the day the chapter/unit test is given to student 

     

    Students who earn a grade of 69 or below (<69) will be given the opportunity to do test corrections for half (1/2) credit up to a grade of 70. Teachers will determine time frame for completion of test corrections, as these must be done at school.

    Students who plagiarize or cheat on assignments will be given an alternative assignment that will be graded. However, violations of academic integrity may be subject to disciplinary consequences as a Level II Student Code of Conduct offense, subject to a short term suspension of up to 5 days. (WCPSS Policy #6410.c)

    Any extra credit offered is at the grade level PLT (Professional Learning Team) discretion. Where it is offered, extra credit opportunities to enhance grades must be connected to learning outcomes consistent within the PLT.

    Research based guidelines for minutes of homework per day for middle school students (grade 6-8) is 90 minutes per day. Students who are taking high school courses in middle school should expect to spend up to 120 minutes per day (WCPSS R&P #5510, Section 4).