PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st Grading Guidelines

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    What are the grades in PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st Grades?

    Historically, students in grades pre-kindergarten through first in Fort Bend ISD (FBISD) have received grades using Standards-Based Grading which outlined two proficiency levels.  Beginning in 2019-2020, teachers will provide more specific feedback to students, aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) by communicating progress by using three levels of proficiency: Developing (DV), Progressing (PG), and Proficient (PF). Students’ report cards clearly communicate academic progress.

What is Standards-Based Grading

  • Standards-based grading is a system where students receive feedback around “fixed targets” or competencies.  Non-academics factors (participation, late assignments, group work, etc.) are removed so that the final grade represents what the student knows and can do.

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