TARGET-BASED GRADING AND REPORTING
What is Target-Based Grading and Reporting?
Target-Based Grading communicates student proficiency on priority learning targets derived from the Wisconsin Academic Standards. Target-Based Grading identifies what a student knows, or is able to do, based on those pre-established learning targets. West Salem School District believes the purpose of grading is to provide students and parents a snapshot view of a student's learning on academic and behavioral/life-ready skills at a particular point in time.
The foundational beliefs of Target-Based Reporting include:
Link to Grade-Level Learning Targets for All Courses