Grades, Grading Scale, GPA and Graduation Requirements
Students and parents are now able to see real-time grades. Parents can go to http://parent.cps.k12.il.us and students go to http://student.cps.k12.il.us to check grades.
Every 5 weeks, Kelly runs a progress report or report card of student's grades.
5 week grades- Progress Report mailed home in early October
10 week grades- Report Card Pick-Up Day in November
15 week grades- Progress Report mailed home in December
20 week semester grades- Report Card mailed home and the grade is put on transcripts end of January/early February
After finals in late January, a new semester starts.
We repeat the cycle of grade reports.
25 week grades- Progress Report mailed home in February
30 week grades- Report Card Pick-Up Day in April
35 week grades- Progress Report mailed home in May
40 week semester grades- Report Card Pick-up on the last day of school and the grade is put on transcripts about the end of June
Kelly's Grading Scale
Below 60 F
Grade Point Average Methodology
Letter grades are assigned a different point value at each class level. Cumulative grade point averages (GPA) are computed at the end of each semester and include all courses.
LEVEL A B C D F
Regular 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 0
Honors 5.0 4.0 3.0 1.0 0
Advanced Placement 6.0 5.0 4.0 1.0 0
(Advanced Placement included: IB, AP, Dual Credit, Dual Enrollment, Jumpstart program)
CPS Minimum Graduation Requirements
4.0 English credits
3.0 Mathematics credits
3.0 Science credits
2.0 World Language credits
3.0 Social Science credits
1.0 Performing Art credit
1.0 Visual Art credit
3.0 Physical Education credit
2.0 College-Career Pathways credits
2.0 Elective credits
Total: 24 CREDITS
Graduation Requirement Information: