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Grading & Reporting

All grades PreK through 12 reflect student learning of Iowa Core standards. See below for more information about how grades are determined at each level. The purpose of grades at North Scott schools is to accurately communicate and support student learning. All grades are based on standards adopted from the Iowa Core standards. Final grades are reported out at the end of each trimester.

Secondary (JH & HS)

Click on the button below to view the what, why, and how of our grading practices.

Grading Refinement

The document linked below explains the academic grade and a behavioral grade (referred to as the Lancer Way) students earn in each course. Proficiency in both of these areas will help students to be college and career ready.

Secondary Grading Practices

Click on the button below to see how final letter grades in courses translate to the GPA shared on high school transcripts.

Grading Scale

The document linked below will answer some frequently asked questions about refinements being made to academic letter grades.

Grading Refinement FAQ


If you have further questions, please contact a high school building administrator here or a junior high building administrator here.