nex+Gen Academy is a magnet for 21st century learning, which means we break down each course's grade based on elements and qualities that are most valued among today's professionals and higher ed programs of study.
These elements are:
Content Literacy: 40% to 50% of grade
The learner demonstrates mastery of state standards appropriate to course content.
Work Ethic: 10% to 20% of grade
The learner completes tasks with care and on time, shows self-direction, and effectively manages time.
Collaboration: 10% to 20% of grade
The learner works positively and respectfully with peers and staff as they contribute to the success of the group and its goals.
Oral Communication: 10% to 20% of grade
The learner verbally communicates appropriately and effectively for a variety of audiences, purposes and contexts.
Written Communication: 10% to 20% of grade
The learner writes effectively through the planned process of composing, editing, revising, and presenting in a variety of formats appropriate for purpose and audience.
These outcomes are based on a holistic view of 21st century teaching and learning that blends specific skills, content knowledge, expertise and literacies.
Report cards with progress grades are issued every six (6) weeks. A semester consists of three (3) 6-week grading periods. Semester grades are posted on a student’s permanent record (transcript).
- Credit is granted for successful completion of each class at the end of the semester.
- Credits are granted with passing grades: A, B, C, or D.
- Credit is not granted for grades of F, I (Incomplete) or W/F (withdrawal with the grade of F).
- Course work must be completed by the end of the semester following the semester in which the I (Incomplete) is posted.
- If a grade is not assigned for the Incomplete within the next semester, a grade of F will be assigned.
- If a course is repeated, the higher grade will be recorded and computed in the student’s grade point average (GPA); however the F remains on the transcript.
- Duplicate credit will not be granted for a course that is repeated.
- Dual credit (courses taken at Central New Mexico Community College/University of New Mexico/Institute
- of American Indian Arts) grades are included on the transcript and calculated in the GPA.
- It is a state requirement that dual credit grades be posted on the high school transcript.