• Grading

      The Wappingers Central School District uses a standards-based report card to evaluate and report on the growth and achievement of all students in grades K-6. 

      Student’s academic progress will be evaluated using the following descriptors:


      PS-Progressing Satifactiorally

      PG-Progressing Gradually

      PI- Progressing Inconsisently 


      Student grades will be determined using the following assessments: 



      • Units of Study Pre & Post Assessments

      • Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System 

      • Running Records

      • Observations of class discussions

      • iReady assessment


      • On-Demand Performance Assessments for each unit of Study

      • Writing Rubrics

      • Utilization of the writing process

      • Observations of class discussions 

      • Spelling Quizzes


      • Lesson quizzes 

      • Unit Tests

      • iReady Comprehension Checks

      • iReady assessment

      Science/Social Studies 

      • Projects

      • Tests

      • Ability to work in a group