PLD uses Standards Based Grading for all of our classes except Dual Credit. SBG emphasizes accurate reporting of student learning focused on the key content for each course. The details of our grading policy are on our included in our SBDM policies. Class syllabi will also include specific information about classroom expectations and procedures related to grading.
Your student will receive a final letter grade of A-F in all classes. Advanced, AP, and DC classes continue to receive an extra quality point on the weighted GPA. The main differences that you will notice are that the grading scale is 0-5 instead of 0-100 and that students have opportunities to improve their learning results if they are struggling with content.
The following documents provide more information about SBG: