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Middle and High School Spring 2020 Grading Options Form

Below is an important message for middle and high school students regarding grading options due to COVID-19:

High School Students

Students in grades 9-11 and non-graduating seniors will be given a choice for how each final course grade will appear on the transcript for both year-long and semester courses currently in progress. Students may choose to either report their numeric grade or report a PC19 or WC19.

In PowerSchool, students have access to a letter describing the implications of each choice and displaying their current final grades. The video below describes how to access this information.

PowerSchool Information Video 
PowerSchool Information Video - Spanish

An additional resource students can use to determine whether they wish to report their numeric grades or the PC19 or WC19 can be found at bit.ly/jcps2020grades.

Once students and parents have reviewed the resources, students should use the appropriate form for their school listed below in order to communicate their choices with school staff.

Princeton High School

Middle School Students

High school courses taken in middle school will follow the grading presented for high school students. Students will have a choice of PC19 or a numeric grade for the Spring semester grade. Middle School students receiving a WC19 will be handled on a case-by-case basis at the school level. Students who receive a WC19 will not receive course credit and will need to credit recover or retake the course next school year. Per SBE policy CCRE-001, numeric grades for high school courses taken in middle school will not be calculated in the high school GPA, but the grades will appear on the high school transcript.

Students and parents have access to a letter in Powerschool indicating the student’s Semester 1 grade and the Quarter 3 (Semester 2) grade along with student option information. This letter is accessible via the student portal and parent portal in Powerschool. Once the letter has been reviewed, students will click on their school’s link and complete the Middle School Grading Options for High School Credit Classes indicating their decision: PC19 or numerical grade.

Please click here for directions on how to access the Powerschool letter and how to complete the Middle School Grading Options for High School Credit Classes form for your school listed below. Please contact your child’s school if you have questions.


Princeton Middle