École Kelowna Secondary
Where all are Valued
Achievement Indicators & Work Ethic

REPORT CARDS:

2017 - 2018 dates:-

 

Students are responsible to pick up their Report Card from the Homeroom Teacher.  We are not able to respond to all the requests for Report Card reprints.  If you are in need of a reprint, please:

1)  Contact the Homeroom Teacher

2)  If the Homeroom Teacher no longer has the Report Card, please ask them for a note with signature indicating a reprint required

3)  A reprint can be requested from the office.  Reprints $2.00.

 

 

​ACHIEVEMENT INDICATORS:

​​LETTER GRADES

GPA

A          86-100%​4
B          73-85%​3
C+       67-72%​2.5
C         60-66%​2
C-        50-59%​1
I*          0-49% (temporary)​0
F*        0-49% (permanent)​0​

*In British Columbia, each student not achieving at least 50% must be assigned an 'I' (Incomplete) at least once during the year.  Work required to upgrade to a C-/C standing is identified along with a deadline date.  Failure to meet the expectations by the date established results in a mark change to F.

WORK ETHIC:

6 G’s out of 8 courses 
5 G’s out of 7 courses 
5 G’s out of 6 courses 

‘N’ disqualifies a student from Work Ethic & Honour Roll

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION:

​Principal’s Honour Roll – GPA of 3.7 to 4.0​
Honour Roll – GPA of 3.0 to 3.69
Honourable Mention – GPA of 2.8 to 2.99

To be eligible for these awards students must be enrolled in the required number of letter-grade evaluation courses at KSS.
Grade 10 – 8 courses
Grade 11 – 8 courses (including Planning 11)
Grade 12 – 7 courses (including Grad Transitions) 

MAJOR AWARDS:

Criteria for Major Awards:  Grade 10​​

  • To be eligible for any grade 10 award or recognition, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 8 instructional blocks (32 credits) with the majority of courses taken within SD23 boundaries for their entire grade 10 year and received no N’s. Awards that have grades as a criterion do not include provincial exam results. All courses submitted for Grade 10 major awards must be taken within SD23.
  • Student must have a rigorous academic program with top academic marks based on average percentage in their top four academic courses and two optional courses.  Academic courses include:  English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Preference will be given to those taking honours courses.

Criteria for Major Awards:  Grade 11

  • To be eligible for any grade 11 award or recognition, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 instructional blocks (28 credits) with the majority of courses taken within SD23 boundaries for their entire grade 11 year and received no N’s. Awards that have grades as a criterion do not include provincial exam results. All courses submitted for Grade 11 major awards must be taken within SD23.
  • Student must have a rigorous academic program with top academic marks based on average percentage in their top four academic courses and two optional courses.  Academic courses include those found in the following departments:  English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Preference will be given to those taking honours courses.

Criteria for Major Awards:  Grade 12

  • To be eligible for any grade 12 award or recognition, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 instructional blocks (24 credits) with the majority of courses taken within SD23 boundaries  for their entire grade 12 year and received no N’s. Awards that have grades as a criterion do not include provincial exam results. All courses submitted for Grade 12 major awards must be taken within SD23.
  • Student must have a rigorous academic program (regular or honours) with top academic marks based on average percentage using English 12 and best 4 other grade 12 courses recognized by BC universities as prerequisite courses for admission

To be eligible for specific awards:

TOP OVERALL STUDENT AWARD requirements:
  • Student must excel in one or more of the following areas:  Applied Skills, Athletics or Fine Arts
  • Student must volunteer and show dedication and service to KSS school life not linked to any form of course credit (for example:  Rec Leadership)
TOP ACADEMIC/ATHLETIC AWARD requirements:
  • Student must be a top multi-sport athlete at KSS and should be ranked in the top 25% of each team for which he or she plays.  Consideration may be given to any single sport athlete who is recognized at the provincial level in their sport.
TOP ACADEMIC/CITIZENSHIP AWARD requirements
  • Student must demonstrate exemplary citizenship through his or her willingness to volunteer at KSS not linked to any form of course credit