Academic Weights 2015-2016 2018-08-14T09:27:39+00:00

Academic Weights 2015-2016

Per the decision of the academic dean, in agreement with the EY/EL/MD/HS-DSs, the following is the academic weights to be implemented starting the 2015-2016 Academic Year:

 

Early Years Stage (K)

Category K1 & K2
Attendance 10
Homework 15
Classwork 15
Participation 20
Quizzes 20
Performance Tasks 20
Quarter Exam
 Total  100%

  

  

Elementary Stage (1-5)

Category Quarter 1 + 3 Quarters 2 + 4 Semester Exams (Midterms + Finals)
Attendance 10 10 Midterms = 10
Homework 10 15
Classwork 15 20
Participation 15 20
Quizzes 15 15 Finals = 10
Performance Tasks (Projects) 15 20
Quarter Tests 20 0
Total 100% 100% 20%
Weight per Year 40% 40% 20%

Middle School Stage (6-8)

Category Quarter 1 + 3 Quarters 2 + 4 Semester Exams (Midterms + Finals)
Attendance 10 10 Midterms = 15
Homework 10 15
Classwork 15 15
Participation 15 20
Quizzes 15 15 Finals = 15
Performance Tasks (Projects) 15 25
Quarter Exam 20 N/A
Total 100% 100% 30%
Weight per Year 35% 35% 30%

 

Arabic Department Weights (1-8)

Category Quarter 1 + 3 Quarters 2 + 4 Semester Exams (Midterms + Finals)
Attendance 5 5 Midterms = 15
Homework 10 15
Classwork 20 20
Participation 15 20
Quizzes 15 15 Finals = 15
Performance Tasks (Projects) 15 25
Quarter Exam 20 N/A
Total 100% 100% 30%
Weight per Year 35% 35% 30%

  

Kindly note:

  • The academic year will be divided into four (4) quarters, ELMS equating to 20% of the whole year grade and MDS equating to 17.5% of the whole year grade.
  • Two (2) Semester exams will be administered, each carrying the weight of 10% (ELMS) and 15% (MDS) of the whole year grade.

 

 

 

High School Stage (9-12)

English, Math, Science, Foreign Language, and Arabic

Category Quarter 1 + 3 Quarters 2 + 4 Semester Exams (Midterms + Finals)
Attendance 10 10 Midterms = 20
Homework 15 15
Classwork 15 15
Participation 10 15
Quizzes 15 20 Finals = 20
Performance Tasks (Projects) 15 25
Quarter Exam 20 N/A
Total 100% 100% 40%

 

Social Sciences

Category Q1 + 3 Q2 + 4

 Semester Exams (Midterms + Finals)

Kindly note:

  • The academic year will be divided into four (4) quarters, each equating to 15% of the whole year grade.
  • Two (2) Semester exams will be administered, each carrying the weight of 20% of the whole year grade.