Grading Policy for the School Year 2020-21:

Schuyler School Community,

Below is information regarding our Grading Policy for the School Year 2020-21:

Philippa Schuyler Middle School for the Gifted and Talented Grading Policy Effective October 2020

There are 3 marking periods during the school year and students will receive report cards for each of the marking periods.  In June, students will also receive a 4th marking period grade which is an overall cumulative average of marking periods 1-3.  Report card grades will be calculated in numeric values from 55-100. Students receiving a grade below a 65 are considered not meeting grade level promotional criteria Fourth (4th ) Marking Period grades will be calculated as per guidance by the NYCDOE.

Please note that all Departments across the school will adhere to the Grading Policy. 

Late/missing work: Students will have the opportunity to make up any work missed within one-week from the original deadline with notification from parent/guardian.

Marking Period Dates:
Marking Period 1: Monday, September 21st to Friday, December 11th
Marking Period 2: Monday, December 14th to Friday, March 5th
Marking Period 3: Monday, March 8th to Friday, June 18th
Classwork: 35%
Examples of Classwork for In-Person Blended Learning include but are not limited to:

  • “I Do” classwork that occur in school
  • Entry and Exit Tickets
  • Math Investigations
  • Quizzes and Exams
  • Written responses across all content areas
  • Google classroom assignments completed during in-person learning

Examples of classwork for Blended Learning Remote Days and Fully Remote Learning include but are not limited to: Entry and Exit Tickets

  1. Based on daily mini lessons; short assignments due in 1-2 days
  2. Short responses to videos, quotes and articles
  3. Problem of the day
  4. “You do” – assignments posted in Google classrooms that is posted and done asynchronously
Participation: 25%
Examples of Participation for In-Person Blended Learning include but are not limited to:

  • verbal or written participation in discussion across all content areas
  • Participation in activities in Dance, Physical Education, Theater, Art

Examples of Participation in Remote Learning Google Classrooms include but are not limited to:

  • Participation in discussion either in Google Classroom stream and/or Zoom
  • Posting on Google Classroom stream and responding and giving feedback to peers in Zoom chats
  • Participation in digital tools such as:  Padlets, Edpuzzle, Jamboard
Projects: 40%

  • Projects demonstrate progress towards meeting grade level content standards. Projects across Blended Learning and Remote platforms include but are not limited to:
  • Mini -tasks that required 3 or more days to complete
  • Culminating activity for a unit based on a series of lesson/activities such as Google slides, presentations, podcasts, presentations with accompanying Flipgrids, Jamboards, Padlets

If you have questions regarding the above grading policy please contact the Content Department supervisor:

Principal Wigdorsky: Performing Arts
AP Irizarry: Social Studies, Physical Education, World Languages, Visual Arts
AP Hutchinson: Math, Science
AP James: ELA

“To Whom Much is Given, Much is Required”

Principal Jeanette (Smith) Wigdorsky