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Report Cards

Report Card Information

Communication between home and school is a central element necessary to insure a positive school experience for every child. Student progress reports are issued quarterly and are intended to communicate your child’s progress in school, both academically and socially. Parents are encouraged to talk with their child as well teachers on a regular basis.

Kindergarten to 5th Grade
  • Beginning (BG): Skill has been introduced. Your child needs/requires frequent reinforcement to understand the skills.
  • Progressing (P): Your child exhibits this skill, but performance and/or quality is not consistent from situation to situation.
  • Consistently Demonstrating (CD): Your child shows that this skill has been acquired through oral response, written work, tests, hands-on activities, and interaction with adults and peers.

Grades 3-8
Achievement grades are given:
  • A+: 100-99
  • A: 98-93
  • A-: 92-90
  • B+: 89-88
  • B: 87-83
  • B-: 82-80
  • C+: 79-78
  • C: 77-73
  • C-: 72-70
  • D+: 69-68
  • D: 67-63
  • D-: 62-60
  • F: 59 or below
  • I: Incomplete


High School Credit for Students in Grade 7 or 8

Students who participate in courses where high school credit is available will receive grades through District 118 and the participating high school so long as the necessary paperwork is completed within the established timelines set by the participating high schools.


Student Support Programs

All three schools have reading resource teachers who provide additional reading instruction for at-risk students. The media centers in each school offer a wide selection of books, magazines, and media.

An at-risk pre-K school program for 3-5 year old children is located at Palos West School. This half-day program is designed to help young children become ready to learn when entering kindergarten. Students are identified through a pre-school screening process. For information on pre-school screenings, please call (708) 761-5807.