Band Grading Policy

New Grading Policy


Grades in band reflect the work and effort of the student and are not based on talent.

Minor assignments:  40%

            -Binder and/or music and supplies checks

            -Locker checks

            -Quizzes-playing or written

            -Sectional attendance

            -Uniform checks

Major assignments:  60%

            -Participation; because band is a performing fine art, participation is essential.

            -Playing tests over pre-assigned material in class or on SmartMusic

            -Written tests over pre-assigned material

            -Performances-Concerts,Pep Rallies, Football Games, and Competitions