P.E. Grading Guidelines
General P.E. grade: The student will be given a final grade based on teacher observation in the following areas: motor skills/fitness, participation/effort/attitude, social skills/sportsmanship. A six weeks period will consist of a minimum of six grades that will be equally averaged into a final grade for each grading period.
90 – 100 (E = Excellent)
- The student clearly understands the importance of fitness.
- The student possesses a high level of fitness and strives to maintain it.
- A high level of kinesthetic skill is evident.
- The student desires to be present daily, always tries his/her best.
- This student is always eager to actively participate in the day’s lesson and activities.
- The student always displays a great attitude.
- The student is courteous and cooperative.
- The student strives to follow the rules, such as class rules or the rules of a game.
- The student shows a mature respect for opponents, coaches, and referees, maintaining a high level of sportsmanship.
80 – 89 (S = Satisfactory)
- The student recognizes the importance of fitness.
- This student is applying himself/herself to attain a higher level of fitness.
- The student demonstrates a satisfactory level of kinesthetic skills.
- The student is usually eager to participate, rarely looking for a reason not to play.
- The student shows an adequate level of effort.
- His/her attitude is usually good.
- The student is usually well behaved and respectful.
- There may be an occasional display of inappropriate behavior, such as arguing, name-calling, pushing,
- This student may need additional help with sports etiquette.
70 – 79 (NI = Needs Improvement)
- The student displays a minimal understanding of the importance of fitness, or concern for improving his/her low level of fitness.
- Age appropriate kinesthetic skills are not evident, with little or no effort applied to improvement.
- The student would prefer not to participate, often producing excuses not to play.
- His/her effort is minimal with most activities.
- The student’s attitude is obviously poor.
- The student is regularly discourteous and uncooperative with peers and teachers.
- This student appears unable or unwilling to take responsibility for his/her actions.
- He/she lacks respect for others in game situations, winning or losing, displaying a low level of sportsmanship.
0 – 69 U = (Unsatisfactory)
- The student’s actions are unacceptable in all of the above areas.