Board Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Grading Standards

The public is invited to comment on a proposed update to Guilford County Schools’ policy on grading and reporting student progress to comply with changes in state policy.

The proposed revisions change the grading scale for students in grades 3 through 12 from a seven-point scale to a ten-point scale starting next school year.

The weighted grade scale for Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and honors courses will also change starting with the freshman class of 2015-16 following North Carolina’s Board of Education Policy.

The public has until May 22 to comment. Input may be shared by emailing Feedback can also be sent by U.S. Mail to District Relations, Grading and Reporting Policy, Guilford County Schools, 712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro, NC 27401.