Assessments and Grading

Avoca West uses a standards based report card. Teachers carefully review student progress in the standards at the end of the grading period. 

Report cards evaluate the following:  Music:

Identifies and comprehends concepts for music literacy

Demonstrates correct posture and vocal technique

Skills for Learning: Listens attentively 

Participates actively

Works cooperatively


Students can earn one of the following in each category:

Secure: Demonstrates mastery of skill/standard

Developing: Approaching mastery of skill/standard but needs more practice and/or occasional teacher support.

Beginning: Cannot demonstrate skill/standard without teacher support