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  Education in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schooling is compulsory for all children in the United States, but the age range for which school attendance is required varies from state to state.
Elementary school, "grade school", "grammar school", and "public school" are all interchangeable names for schools that begin with kindergarten or first grade and end either with fifth or sixth grade.
Schools in the 50 states and the District of Columbia teach in English, while schools in the territory of Puerto Rico teach in Spanish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/School_grades_(US)   (7779 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: School grades (US)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Schools in the 50 states primarily teach in English, while schools in the territory of Puerto Rico teach in Spanish.
Both public schools and private schools in wealthy neighborhoods are able to provide many more AP and IB course options than impoverished inner-city high schools, and this difference is seen as a major cause of the differing outcomes for their graduates.
Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972)) defined the proper goal for education as "literacy and self-sufficiency," that is, an educated, not a socialized child was recognized as the essential goal for the U.S.'s democratic republic.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/School-grades-(US)   (3151 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Elementary school   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Typically, primary education is provided in schools, where (in the absence of parental movement or other intervening factors) the child will stay, in steadily advancing classes, until they complete it and move on to secondary schooling.
The elementary school consists of the first seven years of school, that is, grades 1 through 5 or 6, as well as kindergarten, a preliminary year of school before grade 1 (known in England and Wales as 'Reception').
Originally, however, it was studied after primary school in the 19th century (some schools that have only the youngest students are called primary schools to this day, usually defined as ending after grade 3, or grade 4 in some localities).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Elementary-school   (627 words)

  
 Florida's e-Budget - Providing a Quality Education - School Grades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Schools that are graded "D" or "F" also receive additional support and assistance from the state.
School grades communicate to the public how well a school is performing relative to state and national standards.
Schools that improve a letter grade or achieve an "A" receive a school recognition award equal to $100 per student.
www.ebudget.state.fl.us /Highlights/education/school_grades.aspx   (254 words)

  
 Welcome to The School District of Lee County
Out of the 77 schools receiving a grade, 61 received an “A” or “B” – that’s 79 percent, which is an increase of seven percent from last year and higher than the state average of 75 percent.
Thirty-eight schools in Lee County achieved an “A” grade this year compared to 35 in 2005 and just nine schools in 1999, the first year of school grading.
Schools are also monitored on the percent of students participating in FCAT testing.
www.lee.k12.fl.us /schools/per_grades.htm   (471 words)

  
 State: Florida school grades in: 78 fail; most get C's, D's
The school grades are part of the most expansive education reforms in at least two decades in Florida.
Twelve schools got a D and two schools got an F. Gallagher said state education officials are working closely with Gadsden on a plan to improve the school district.
Of the 78 schools graded F, 67 are elementary schools.
www.sptimes.com /News/62599/State/Florida_school_grades.shtml   (1037 words)

  
 Emirates International School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The school's academic program is divided between the Primary / Junior School (Grades KG2-6) and the High School (Grades 7-IB).
In grades 6-8, students are building a foundation for the more rigorous curriculum offered in the High School.
The school is accredited by Middle States Association (Philadelphia) and recognized by both IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate - Geneva.
www.eischool.com /aboutus.html   (185 words)

  
 Maine School Administrative District #22 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Four of the schools are elementary schools: Earl C. McGraw (grades K-2) and George B. Weatherbee (grades 3-5) in Hampden, Newburgh Elementary (grades K-5) in Newburgh, and Leroy H. Smith (grades K-5) in Winterport.
Two of the schools are middle schools (grades 6-8): Reeds Brook serving Hampden and Newburgh and Samuel L. Wagner serving Winterport.
Hampden Academy (grades 9-12), is the single high school for the district.
www.sad22.us   (802 words)

  
 ASD | Back to School | 2006-2007
Students are schooled in mathematics, how to use a library and how to use and understand technology as a tool for learning and working.
Vehicles parked on school grounds without parking permits are subject to fines and may be towed at the expense of the owner of the vehicle.
School officials may release directory information about a student without first obtaining parental consent, unless parents object by completing a directory information “Opt Out” form, which is available here or at each school.
www.asd.k12.ak.us /BacktoSchool   (1136 words)

  
 US High School Exchange Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The US educational system is divided into primary school (grades 1-6), secondary school (grades 7-12), and post-secondary school (college/university).
Generally, however, evaluation and grading is less dependent on a single exam, as in the European and Asian traditions.
School buses are available for this or sometimes students can join a “car pool” where parents collect several students and take them to and from school.
www.inter-ed.com /hsx.htm   (928 words)

  
 Marion County Public Schools -- School Grades
While the vast majority of schools – 27 -- improved or maintained their letter grades, 11 others dropped one letter grade and five dropped two letter grades.
Elementary schools continue to show the strongest number of “A” and “B” grades, but high schools tumbled in their grades, with six out of seven earning “D” grades, some of which may be appealed.
Based on initial reviews, the biggest reason for lower grades appears to be students in the lowest 25% not making sufficient learning gains over last year.
www.marion.k12.fl.us /schools/schoolgrades.cfm   (148 words)

  
 Hamilton Heights School Corporation
The school district includes a primary school serving grades K through 2, and an elementary school serving students in grades 3 through 5.
All four of the district's schools are characterized by high expectations and challenging standards for student success.
We envision that Hamilton Heights School Corporation will consistently be ranked in the top ten percent of school districts in Indiana based on benchmarks for achievement, and that our students will be equipped academically and socially to successfully perform in and adapt to the changing global society.
www.hhsc.k12.in.us   (432 words)

  
 Gilman School - About Us - School Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Gilman School is a diverse community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit through particular emphasis upon academic excellence, athletic participation and aesthetic appreciation.
Gilman has a school chaplain and recognizes the importance of spiritual matters, not only in an abstract, academic sense, but also in observation and practice to the formation of an integrated personality.
The basic goals of the School, to promote the best development of each student’s intellectual capabilities, to develop the whole person and strong character, and to encourage a commitment on the part of each individual to something far greater than himself, are forever true.
www.gilman.edu /aboutus/schoolmission.asp   (616 words)

  
 Our District >>> District News >>> School Grades Announced, Show Improvement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
School grades have been released for Taylor County's schools, and the results are overwhelmingly positive.
Taylor County Middle School brought its grade up from a "C" to a "B", and Taylor County High School came up from a "D" to a "C." The District is particularly proud of these two schools, whose hard work and dedication have brought about outstanding improvements in performance.
Grades for other districts and more information about school grades in general can be found here.
www.taylor.k12.fl.us /district/news/school.grades.2003.html   (469 words)

  
 Northoftampa: School grades puzzle some, please most
The majority of elementary, middle and high schools either maintained or improved their grades, despite a new, more stringent scoring system this year that produced the county's first F's.
Because of the state's new grading criteria, though, some administrators were mystified by their school's grades.
Until this year, Florida had assigned school grades based on the percentage of fourth-, fifth-, eighth- and 10th-grade students meeting state standards in reading, writing and math.
www.sptimes.com /2002/06/16/Northoftampa/School_grades_puzzle_.shtml   (782 words)

  
 Emirates International School
The school's academic program is divided between the Primary / Junior School (Grades KG 1-5) and the High School (Grades 6-12).
The age level for these grades ranges between 4 and 18 years.
The curriculum in the lower school is "international" with text books ordered mainly from the UK / USA.
www.eischool.com /study-academics.html   (131 words)

  
 Our Lady of Peace School Grades 1-4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One of the most important responsibilities as principal is to ensure that stakeholders (parents, teachers, students, staff, and parishioners) have access to clear and concise information regarding the day-to-day operation of the School Ministry program.
Each participant, the teacher, parent, and student, assume to varying extents the responsibility for the effectiveness of the communication.
The assignment planners are used by students in grade 4.
www.olpmn.org /school_grades_1_4.html   (281 words)

  
 HLS Federalist Society | Ex Parte
School funding is determined across three or four (or sometimes even five) levels of government, so even though I personally want the federal government out of education I am still a big supporter of robustly funded public schools.
Charter schools are an innovative way to address the problem and give kids a chance to make it, to break the bonds of poverty and go on to live proud lives on their own terms.
Elite law schools are "uniquely instrumental" in preparing everyone for leadership positions in the bar and on the bench, because of reputational effects (deserved or undeserved) and other factors very closely related to the pretty uniformly high quality of graduate.
fedsoc.blogspot.com /2003_02_01_fedsoc_archive.html   (12502 words)

  
 Kona Pacific School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The fourth grade marks an important transition to the expanding study of content in the upper grades.
The fifth grade curriculum works with the deepening awareness of the child, who is growing accustomed to seeing the world as a unique individual.
With sixth grade, the self-discipline and work habits developed in the lower grades become the social and academic standards that will prepare the student for high school.
www.konapacificschool.org /grades.html   (1185 words)

  
 Valley High School: About Us: Grades and Graduation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The student must return the notice to the issuing instructor within five school days following receipt of the notice by the student, or the student’s parent may be notified by the teacher and may need to come to school for a conference.
Written application to repeat a course for a grade must be made with the counselor/team leader within the first nine weeks of the semester in which the course is re-taken.
Transcripts reqested for a school must include the application, a check for the application fee and all other applicable paperwork, unless application was made online or the application was mailed by the student prior to the transcripts being requested.
www.wdm.k12.ia.us /valley/AboutUs/Counseling/Grades_Graduation.htm   (2319 words)

  
 Grades: A simple software to manage student grades; Keep track of your assignments, courses, etc..
Grades: A simple software to manage student grades; Keep track of your assignments, courses, etc..
A simple software to manage student grades, calculations are all over.
An easy to use program that allows students to keep track of their course grades, teachers, assignments, test scores, number of credits, grade prediction, and calculates overall GPA.
www.soft411.com /software/grades.html   (643 words)

  
 LACS
LACS is a small middle school/high school, grades 6 through 12, in lovely Ithaca, N.Y. There are about 260 students, who are accepted to LACS through random draw from the applicant pool.
He founded the school in 1974, and served as its principal until he retired in 2004.
LACS is a school devoted to preparing its students for a successful life.
www.icsd.k12.ny.us /acs   (164 words)

  
 AIE | Middle School Students | Grades
Each time you receive a grade in a class, it's a good idea to record it in your planner or on a grade sheet from your teacher.
When you receive a grade on your report card at the end of a marking period, it won't be a surprise to you — or to your parents.
When you sign-up for your high school courses, your grades are one indicator of how well prepared you are to start high school.
www.adventuresineducation.org /MiddleSchool/ms_grades.cfm   (217 words)

  
 Program — Upper School (Grades 7-12)
The Middle School Program at Kildonan seeks to balance challenging curricular goals with an understanding of the unique intellectual, social, emotional, and physical needs of seventh and eighth graders with specific learning needs.
The High School Program at Kildonan challenges students to further develop critical thinking and independent learning skills within the approved New York State curriculum, as well as relearn to take academic risks in a supportive and safe environment.
Transition planning begins during the 11th grade year when students and families begin a self-assessment experience to determine whether college or another post secondary program is most appropriate.
www.kildonan.org /program/upperschoolgrades7.asp   (316 words)

  
 Tricks for Good Grades - School for Champions
Although understanding of the subject matter is important in getting good grades in school, there are other factors that affect a student's grades.
Ability to perform in tests and the student's relationship with his or her teachers are important in what grade is received.
School for Champions and have any questions or would like to support, sponsor or contribute in some manner, please send an email or see our donations page.
www.school-for-champions.com /grades.htm   (209 words)

  
 Bedford City School District (Bedford, OH)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Please excuse us while we fine-tune certain aspects of the new design to better serve your needs.
Total enrollment in the Bedford Schools is approximately 3,900 students.
The Bedford City Schools have a "sister-school" arrangement at the elementary grades.
www.bedford.k12.oh.us   (174 words)

  
 Getting Involved at Your Child's School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Whether your child is just starting kindergarten, entering the final year of high school, or is somewhere in between, there are many good reasons and opportunities for you to volunteer at school.
Many schools now have to raise their own funds for activities and supplies that would once have been considered basic necessities, and parent volunteers are essential in helping to organize and chaperone these fundraising events, as well as to participate in other school activities.
Parent volunteers offer a huge resource and support base for the school community while showing their kids the importance of participating in the larger community.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/positive/family/school.html   (722 words)

  
 School grades (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Primary education and secondary education together are sometimes referred to as K-12 (kindergarten through twelfth grade).
Elementary School In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, Elementary School or Grammar School included grades kindergarten through eight, high school included grades nine through twelve.
In many places, junior high school and high school are merged into one consisting of a high school with Grades 8-12.
www.fastload.org /sc/School_grades_(Canada).html   (268 words)

  
 MJBC Christian School Grades
The MJBC Christian School expects and supports the pursuit of Christian values in the lives of trustees, administration, faculty, and students.
The vision of the Mount Jezreel Baptist Church Christian School is to arm students with the knowledge, skill, insight, and attitude which will enable them to be care-takers of God’s creation and healing agents in the moral world.
The School will prepare students to serve God, their families, communities, and neighbors in the world according to the gifts God has given them.
www.mtjezreel.com /mjbc_christian_school_grades.htm   (351 words)

  
 School grades (US)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Elementary School In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, Elementary School or Grammar School included grades one through eight, high school included grades nine through twelve.
"Intermediate school" or "Junior high school" may refer to schools that begin in 7th grade and end in either 8th or 9th grade, where 6th grade is the final grade in elementary school, and in the case ending in 9th grade, only grades 10, 11, and 12 are in high school.
The term "junior high school" and the arrangement beginning with 7th grade is now much less common.
www.fastload.org /sc/School_grades_(US).html   (290 words)

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