High School Grading Policy
Accreditation (Texas Education Agency) − Schools must require all students to meet minimum requirements for graduating in order to maintain full accreditation by the T.E.A. and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Grading guidelines for each grade level or course will be communicated and distributed to students and their parents/guardians by the classroom teacher. These guidelines have been reviewed by each applicable curriculum department and have been approved by the campus principal. These guidelines establish the minimum number of assignments, projects, and examinations required for each grading period. In addition, these guidelines establish how the student’s mastery of concepts and achievement will be communicated (i.e., letter grades, numerical averages, checklist of required skills, etc.). Grading guidelines also outline in what circumstances a student will be allowed to redo an assignment or retake an examination for which the student originally made a failing grade.