Grading Policy

Grading Policy

  • Gramercy Arts High School awards grades six times per-year.
  • Grades are awarded during each term (Fall and Spring) as follows, Marking Period 1, Marking Period 2, Marking Period 3 and then the average of the three marking periods will be computed for the Final Average of the Term. The Final Average is what is placed on  students’ transcripts.
  • All courses are graded on a scale of 0-100.
  • A grade of 65 or higher is a passing grade.
  • Students have up to 20 days after the end of a Marking Period to completed missed or late work.
  • Department Grading Policy (see below):


English/ENL/LOTE Department Policy

Essays/Tests/Projects 40%
Participation 25%
Classwork/Quizzes 25%
Homework 10%


Math Department Policy

Class work 35%
Homework 10%
Tests, Quizzes, Projects 55%


Science Department Policy

Exam and Quizzes 30%
Class work/Participation/Notebook 25%
Laboratory 25%
Homework 10%
Projects 10%


Social Studies Department Policy

Exams/Projects 50%
Homework 10%
Participation 25%
Quizzes 15%


Performing Arts Department Policy

Performance/Projects 50%
Class work and Participation 30%
Homework 10%
Written Assignments 10%


Visual and Fine Arts Department Policy

Class work 20%
Homework 20%
Participation 20%
Projects 40%


Physical Education Department Policy

Preparation & Participation 40%
Conduct & Behavior 25%
Effort 25%