• Grading Rationale

    Health Education is a subject that is not only academic but also personal in nature. The grading rationale outlined below is designed to reflect growth and learning both personally and academically.

    Quarter grades in this course will be based on the following three categories and percentages:

    • Assessments (50%):
      • Examples may include formal and informal assessments, performance-based assessments, reading and written assignments, etc.

    • Engagement (30%):
      • Active class engagement and participation

    • Classwork & Homework (20%):
      • Completion of in-class activities and at-home assignments

    Department Grading Policy

    • A due date is the last day a project/assignment is due to your teacher, during the period in which you meet.
    • Late assignments are accepted at the discretion of the teacher.
    • If late work is accepted, it will be met with a deduction of five points per day after the due date.

    Extra Credit

    • Opportunities may be provided to earn extra credit at various times during the semester.

    Final Exam

    • Health 10: A final exam will be given at the end of the semester. The final is weighted as 10% of your cumulative grade for the course. Each quarter grade counts as 45%.
    • Nutrition Elective: No final exam. Each quarter grade counts as 50%.

    Course Grade

    • The cumulative grade (course grade) is the only grade that will appear on your high school transcript. Health Education is a New York State graduation requirement.