Grading Policy & T3 Finals Schedule

*All ISD 196 High Schools have the same policy for 2021-22

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RHS Students and Families -

The intent of this newsletter is to provide ISD 196/RHS grading policies and timelines for the 2021-22 school year. This will explain district and school policy in general terms. Please connect with individual teachers regarding specific course requirements, late work policies and grading that apply to that individual class.


Drew Storley

RHS Assistant Administrator - Scheduling & Operations

ISD 196 High School Grading Policy for 2021-22

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  • Students are expected to fully attend, participate, engage in the entire course

  • Teacher professional judgment determines appropriate grade based on essential learnings and appropriate curriculum, instruction and assessments as prescribed by MDE & ISD 196 requirements

  • Teachers, students and families utilize Schoology platform and grades for the process of learning and communication throughout the course

  • Students earn the corresponding grade in Campus, based on their learning, for the final grade in the course to be used for transcripts and report cards

  • End of term grades to be posted in Campus (for transcripts and report cards):

    • Grades A through D- are final, posted marks

      • Receive credit towards graduation & factor into G.P.A.

    • Grade of F is a final, posted mark

      • Does not receive credit & does factor into G.P.A.

    • Grade of NC (No Credit)* is a final, posted mark

      • Does not receive credit & does not factor into G.P.A.

    • Grade of P (Pass)* is a final, posted mark
      • Does receive credit & does not factor into G.P.A.
  • Grade of I+ (Incomplete) is a temporary placeholder, not a grade/credit

    • A student with an I+ will have the 2 week Incomplete Period immediately following the end of the trimester to complete work to earn a letter grade (A - F)

    • Provided in unique circumstances, usually students missing final exams at the end of the trimester due to extended illness, etc.

  • See Pass/No Credit Policy*

    • See RHS Counseling Web Page: Resources> Academics> Forms

    • A student may select ONE course per trimester to designate with a Pass/No Credit option. For this course, a student who fully attends, participates and completes all components of the course successfully may change the passing letter grade (A - D-) to a P (Pass) or may change an F to an NC (No Credit).

    • Deadline for submitting permission form is one week past the Friday of Parent Teacher Conferences.

Grade 12 Graduation Week

  • Tuesday, May 31 & Wednesday, June 1 - Regular school days for seniors
  • Thursday, June 2 - Last school day of the year for seniors
  • Friday, June 3 - Seniors report to RHS at 9:10am for graduation rehearsal
  • Saturday, June 4 - Graduation at 7pm - Mariucci Arena

See RHS Graduation page for details: HERE.

Grades 9, 10 & 11 Finals Week Schedule - See Below

*Grade 12 students graduate on June 4 (see above)

-ISD 196 Graduates in good academic standing are exempted from Finals Week

-Grade 12 students needing academic assistance during finals week are to contact their teachers and counselor and/or case manager to make arrangements.

Attendance During Finals Week

  • Attendance is required for all periods every day of finals week.
  • Students are expected to remain in class until the end of each academic day (2:30pm).
  • Students should not be called out by parent/guardian unless for a prearranged appointment or other family determined situation that requires leaving school.
  • Parent/guardians can contact teachers with academic questions for completing school work to end the trimester at any time.

Trimester 3 Final Examination Week - Last Week of Trimester : June 6, 7 & 8

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Trimester 3 Final Examination Day Schedules - 3 Day Format

Final Examination Periods by Day:

Day 1 - Period 3

  • Students report to Period 1 at 7:40am and attend all periods for shortened period
  • Period 3 Final Examination Period is after 5th Period lunch

Day 2 - Periods 2, 4, 6

  • Students report to Period 2 at 7:40am for the Period 2 Final Examination Period
  • Students do not report to Periods 1, 3, 5 or 7; only Periods 2, 4 & 6 for Finals.

Day 3 - Periods 1, 5, 7

  • Students report to Period 1 at 7:40am for the Period 1 Final Examination Period
  • Students do not report to Periods 2, 3, 4 or 6; only Periods 1, 5 & 7 for Finals.

Lunch Assignments by Day:

Day 1 - Regular 5th period Lunch Schedule

Day 2 & 3 - Advisory Lunch Schedule

  • Students eat lunch based on Advisory (by grade)
  • Grade 11 reports to lunch, then to Advisory
  • Grades 9 & 10 report to Advisory, then are dismissed to lunch accordingly
  • Advisory is to be used for academic study, support and intervention during this time
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About Rosemount High School

Rosemount High School (est. 1918) is a comprehensive and college preparatory public high school located in Rosemount, (suburban Minneapolis/St. Paul,) Minnesota with an enrollment of 2,565 students in grades 9-12. Rosemount is a community centered school that offers award winning academic, artistic, and athletic programs. The school has been distinguished as one of “America’s Best High Schools” by Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post.