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Standards Based Reporting

Parents & Guardians,

Huntsville City Schools uses standards-based reporting in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Student proficiency of the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards is measured using the following rubric:

HCS Elementary Scoring Rubric
Proficiency Scale Score Proficiency Level Percentage Scale
4 Mastering Standards 95-100
3 Meeting Standards 80-94
2 Approaching Standards 60-79
1 Not Meeting Standards <59
  • Student work is scored with a percentage and entered into iNow.
  • Percentage scores are converted to the proficiency scale score.
  • Progress reports and report cards display students’ proficiency scale score for each class.
  • The iNow – Home/Parent Portal allows 24/7 viewing of student scores and reports.
  • Parent user names and passwords are available at the student’s school and may be obtained in person with proper identification.
Nine-Week Period Progress Reports Go Home End of Grading Period Report Cards Go Home
1st September 5, 2017  September 29, 2017 October 16, 2017
2nd November 13, 2017 December 15, 2017 January 8, 2018
3rd February 5, 2018 March 2, 2018 March 12. 2018
4th April 23, 2018 May 24, 2018 May 24, 2018

To download a copy of the information on this page, click the following link:

Standards-Based Grading Parent Letter 2017-2018

Clasificacion basada en estandares letra de los padres 2017-2018

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