Belair K-8 School

Grading Policy

  • Grades for first grade are standards-based and are given according to the level at which the student has demonstrated their knowledge and/or skills.  Grades are as follows:


    1 Beginning Learner - Student demonstrates progress toward initial foundational skills of the topic.


    2 Developing Learner Student demonstrates proficiency on foundational skills of the topic.


    3 Progressing Learner - Student demonstrates proficiency on all grade-level skills of the topic.


    4 Distinguished Learner  - Student demonstrates understanding and performance beyond proficiency and has exceeded the standard.