A = 4 pts. Exemplary Progress Above Standard
B = 3 pts. Exceeds Standards
C = 2 pts. Meets Standards
D = 1 pt. Minimum Progress Toward Standards
F = 0 pts. Fails to Meet Standard NM
N Needs Improvement
NM No Mark (for new students)
*Students earning a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher during a semester will qualify for the Honor roll or the Scholar Society (4.0 GPA). Academic Gold Cords are awarded at Academic Awards and promotion to those students with an accumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater. “Golden E” Awards are given at the end of the eighth grade to student with the highest accumulative GPA during their 3-year tenure at Emerson; “Silver E” Awards to the student with the highest accumulative GPA during their 2-year tenure at Emerson; and “Bronze E” Award to the student with the highest accumulative GPA during their 1-year tenure at Emerson.