For the 4th quarter of the school year, Duchesne County School District offers new options to their current grading system to allow more leniency for the current situation that its students face.
Changes allow a parent of a secondary student to determine how a grade is recorded, as long as the child’s counselor is contacted before Oct. 30, 2020. If a student receives an A, the grade will be put on their transcript as such. For all other grade possibilities, with a course-by-course decision, parents will have options for how they would like that grade recorded on their transcript.
For any grades from A- to D-, the parent will be able to change it to a P for “Passing”; likewise, any grade given as an F will automatically be changed to an NG for “No Grade” and will not count towards graduation but will leave the child’s GPA unharmed. This can also be made back up to a P by talking to the teacher and meeting their set requirements.
“We realize the vastly different situations that students encounter during this time and want to be sensitive to the needs of each individual.” said Duchesne County School District, “We would like to personalize the learning for each student and we would like to personalize the grading as well.”
For more information or answers to questions on this subject, parents should contact a student’s teacher, counselor, or administrator.