Johnson City Schools aligns grading scale with state board of education | Appalachian Highlands
The Johnson Town Board of Instruction voted to improve the Johnson Town Schools’ grading system (Plan 4.600) for grades 3-12 to align with latest laws passed by the Tennessee Legislature. Both of those SB0388 and HB0324 handed unanimously in both of those the state residence and senate.
The new grading scale for grades 3-12 will be a 10-place scale, alternatively of a seven-stage scale. Learners will earn an A if they rating concerning 90-100. The transform was to supply a lot more obtain to scholarships and to align the higher school grading scale with faculties and universities. The change to the grading scale also puts Tennessee in line with the grading scales of the greater part of the state.
Though Senate Bill 0388 and Residence Bill 0324 only influenced grades 9-12, district officials consider possessing a consistent grading scale all over grades 3-12 will profit people and college students as effectively as standardize grading anticipations for teachers.
The new grading scale will be as follows for all learners in grades 3-12.
A: 90 to 100
B: 80 to 89
C: 70 to 79
D: 60 to 69
F: to 59
Learners in grades K-2 will proceed to be evaluated utilizing a expectations-primarily based procedure.
Latin Process Honors for grades 9-12
This new 10-stage grading scale will not influence highly developed coursework featuring additional rigor details, as it will nevertheless be calculated with supplemental proportion factors to calculate the semester regular. Also, beginning next calendar year, Science Hill will use a new Latin Program for honors recognition at graduation. They will use the pursuing Latin Technique based mostly on weighted GPA:
Summa Cum Laude – 4.25 and Over
Magna Cum Laude – 4.00 – 4.24
Cum Laude – 3.75 – 3.99