Assessment & Reporting

Student growth and progress is evaluated throughout the school year and reported to parents and students formally through two formal report cards, one semester‐end update, and two student‐led conferences. Teachers also communicate with parents/guardians as needed during the school year. Parents/guardians are encouraged to contact teaching staff or administration if concerns/issues arise regarding the progress of their child.

School-Based Mark Appeals

A student and parent may appeal a school‐based mark by directly discussing their concern with the teacher. Should a resolution not occur following these discussions, the student and parent may then address their concerns in writing to the principal. The decision of the principal regarding school‐based marks is deemed to be the final decision of the Calgary Board of Education(CBE Administrative Regulation 3018 -- Student Placement & Promotion).

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Assessment and Reporting at the CBE

We know it is important for parents/guardians to understand how their children are doing in school. Research shows that students are more successful with active parent/guardian involvement.

The report card is one component in communicating student learning. In addition to the report card, schools communicate with parents/guardians about student progress on an ongoing basis in a variety of ways. 

Assessment happens every day, in every classroom, throughout the school year. Assessing a student’s progress is one of the most important ways we support the continued learning of our students. 

We have developed some resources related to assessment and report cards, and to help you learn more about your child's learning. As more resources are developed, you will find them here.​ 

Some schools are moving to digital report cards. For help with accessing student assessment and reporting information, please refer to the information in the MyCBE/PowerSchool Support section of our website. 

Visit the CBE website for more information on Assessment & Reporting at the CBE. ​​​

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