• SLPS GRADING SCALE


    90% - 100% A = Excellent or Outstanding

    80% - 89% B = Above Average
    70% - 79% C = Average
    60% - 69% D = Poor/ Below Average
    Below 60% F = Failure

     

    GRADE 4: To be promoted to grade 5, a student must meet the following requirements:


    • receive a passing grade in communication arts (reading and writing). To pass, students must earn a passing grade on course work and a passing score


    o Retention decisions based on reading proficiency: Senate Bill 319 mandatory retention for a fourth-grade student who is reading below the third-grade level after the implementation of a “Reading Improvement Plan.” The Reading Improvement Plan must include, at a minimum, 30 hours of additional reading instruction outside of the regular school day during the fourth-grade year and mandatory summer school that offers a minimum of 40 hours of reading instruction. Retention requirements will be in place for a fourth-grade student who is reading below the third-grade level at the end of summer school.


    • receive a passing grade in mathematics.


    • receive a passing grade in science or social studies.