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State approves grading guidelines for districts

Gaston County Schools Grading Information

Grading Guidelines

The State Board of Education and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction have developed and approved grading guidelines for local school districts.  The guidelines are provided in the links below.

Students/parents are encouraged to review the information carefully.  If you have questions, please contact your child’s school.

Click here for Grading Guidelines for Elementary School (Grades K-5)

Click here for Grading Guidelines for Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Click here for Grading Guidelines for High School (Grades 9-11)

Click here for Grading Guidelines for High School (Grade 12)


▪ Documents from the State Board of Education/Department of Public Instruction

Click here for Statewide Grading Policy for Grades K-11

Click here for Statewide Grading Policy for Grade 12

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

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