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%
NYC FITNESSGRAM Exams 10%
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