Ft. Rucker PS

    DoDEA GradeSpeed - Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
    DoDEA GradeSpeed
    Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
    Global IT Help Desk - (DoDEA Employees)
    Global IT Help Desk
    (DoDEA Employees)
    GA/AL MLA - Teacher Master Labor Agreement
    GA/AL MLA
    Teacher Master Labor Agreement
    AFGE MLA (GA/AL) - AFGE Master Labor Agreement
    AFGE MLA (GA/AL)
    AFGE Master Labor Agreement

    Grading and Report Card Procedures

    Grading and Report Cards

    Pre Kindergarten progress reports are issued 3 times per year.  Student report cards are issued every 9 weeks. A student who is starting school for the first time must have been enrolled 20 school days to receive grades for that quarter. Grades for a student transferring to a GA/AL school from another school district will be averaged with the current grade to determine the report card grade. The grade reports are distributed four times per school year, or quarterly.

    Kindergarten & 1st Grade

    In Kindergarten and 1st grade, the marking code is not connected to numerical grades. Progress is reported as follows:

    • E = Exceeds grade level expectations.
    • M = Meets grade level expectations.
    • S = Steady progress towards grade level expectations.
    • L = Limited Progress towards grade level expectations.

    This marking code is used in the major subject areas of Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, and Social Studies may also be further noted with a plus (+) or minus (‐).

    Learning Skills

    The Learning Skills for Kindergarten and 1st grade are marked with any of the following:

    • 1 = Consistently Observed
    • 2 = Occasionally Observed
    • 3 = Infrequently Observed

    Mid‐quarter progress reports are distributed as a means of communicating progress for those students at risk of receiving a D or F, at the end of the quarterly marking period. Parents are encouraged to contact their child's teacher at any time during the school year for a conference to discuss progress, questions, or concerns. DoDEA grading policies and procedures are established at the DoDEA headquarters, not at the local level. 

    It is the responsibility of the teacher, under the supervision of the Principal, to determine the instructional level of students in reading and mathematics. Once these levels are determined, it is also the teacher's responsibility to ensure that all assigned work shall be within the students' instructional level. The assumption is made that if a student is properly placed at his/her instructional level, he/she will be able to successfully complete the required work. If a student's grade(s) are a D, at or after midterm, the classroom teacher must notify the parent/guardian of the drop in grades and discuss a plan for improvement.

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    Absence Procedures/Tardy Policy
     
    Arrival/Dismissal Times and Procedures
     
    Attendance Policy
     
    Books and Materials
     
    Bully Prevention
     
    Campus Safety
     
    Classroom Environment
     
    Discipline and Behavior Management
     
    Emergency Procedures
     
    Grooming and Dress
     
    Internet Rights and Responsibilities for Students, Staff and Volunteers
     
    Parent Communication
     
    Playground Policy
     
    Scooters, Skateboards and Skate Shoes
     
    Student Conduct
     
    Student Records and Information
     
    Study (Field) Trips
     
    Telephone Messages
     
    Visitors and Volunteers
     
    Withdrawals and Transfers