• Hamburg Central School District
    Physical Education Grading Explanation
     

    Your child is graded in 4 areas – Fitness, Skill, Cooperation, & Effort. 

    Your child will receive a score based on the district rubric of

    Distinguished (4), Proficient (3), Developing (2), and Beginning (1).

     

    A grade of 3 is at grade level. This is the expected level of achievement.

     

    FITNESS:  Evaluation of aerobic capacity, arm strength, flexibility, and muscular endurance. 
                         (Results of the 4 item fitness test given twice a year.)

    4 = Distinguished = Receives 4 * or 3 * and 1+ in all areas

    3 = Proficient = Receives 1 I and combo of   *   and +

    2 = Developing = Receives 2 I’s and combo of   *   and +

    1 = Beginning = Receives more than 2 I’s and combo of   *   and +

     

    SKILL:  Evaluation of sports skills (ie. throwing, catching, striking, kicking). 

    4 = Distinguished = Proficiency exceeds grade level expectations in most skills

    3 = Proficient = Proficiency consistent with grade level expectations in all skills

    2 = Developing = Partial proficiency (below grade level in some areas)

    1 = Beginning = Partial proficiency (below grade level in most areas)

     

    COOPERATION:  Evaluation of personal conduct in class. (i.e. following directions, cooperation)

    4 = Distinguished =Student consistently follows directions and shows respect to teacher and peers
                                           without reminders.

    3= Proficient = Student usually participates respectfully and with self-control

    2= Developing = Student needs some reminders about following directions and being respectful

    1 = Beginning = Student needs reminders almost every class about following directions and working 
                                       with others.

     

    EFFORT:  Evaluation of effort and instances of being unprepared (no sneakers or no change of clothes)   

    4= Distinguished = 0 unprepareds for 20 weeks

    3= Proficient = unprepared for Physical Education 1x in 20 wks.

    2 = Developing = unprepared for Physical Education 2 x’s in 20 wks.

    1 = Beginning = unprepared for Physical Education 3 or more x’s in 20 wks.

     

Last Modified on December 3, 2014