Ash Tree Learning Center Academy Report Card Template

As mentioned in our previous posts about the Report Cards initiative, today we’re sharing one of the custom-built private templates. If you like the way it looks, feel free to let chat in anytime and we’ll enable the template in your account, and help set it up just the way you like!


The Ash Tree Learning Center Academy in Savannah, Georgia reports quarterly grades and semesterly and final averages for their middle-school and high-school level students. The format is classic and informative, and their template itself is lovely and easy to read. Let’s check out a sample final report card!

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The Formulaic Semesters Template

As discussed in our previous posts about our Report Cards initiative, today we’re sharing one of our private templates. If you like the way it looks, feel free to chat in any time to let us know. We can enable it and set it up just the way you like!


The Formulaic Semesters template is one from the library of private templates. It’s a neat two-semester template that lets you display gradebook formulas alongside regular marks and grades. Take a look at the example below to check it out!

Designed by Azroy, this is a powerful template that allows schools to report grades in several different ways. Semester averages are summarized into marks and grades, as well as shown alongside averages that are broken down by grading categories. The template is designed to show two grading cycles together, which is great for semester grades or for showing two quarters together. In addition to these features, Formulaic Semesters supports tons of other important information…

  • Subject Comments & Additional Comments

  • Subject-Specific Criteria

  • Detailed Attendance Summary

  • Conduct Section

  • Custom Headers

  • Custom Legends with Subject Sections

  • Principal Comments

  • Parent Signature

  • Principal & Teacher Signature

  • Conference Requested Box

  • Promoted / Retained Box

  • Additional Student Information Fields

If the Formulaic Semesters template looks good to you, please feel free to chat in and request it for your school account. We would be thrilled to enable it for you, as well as help set it up. It’s a very detailed and informative report card – feel free to give it a try!

The Twin Verticals Template

As discussed in our previous posts about our Report Cards initiative, today we’re sharing one of our awesome public templates. If you like the way it looks, feel free to chat in anytime and we can help set it up just the way you like!


 

The Twin Verticals template is available by default in all schools, and it’s a great template for schools, colleges, and universities that wish to report two grading cycles together. The setup is designed for semester-based grading, but it also works great in quarterly grading systems for mid-term grades. Check out the sample below to see!

Not only is this template is a bit different from our others, because it shows just two grading cycles, it also has tons of great information and calculations that upper-level schools often wish to report. There’s plenty of space for marks, grades, term averages, GPA & yearly averages, a detailed attendance box, and even a space to note if a student has been promoted to the next grade or retained. Along with all these features, the template also supports….

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The Stamford Elementary School Report Cards

As mentioned in our previous posts about the Report Cards initiative, today we’re sharing one of the custom-built private templates. If you like the way it looks, feel free to let chat in anytime and we’ll enable the template in your account, and help set it up just the way you like!


The Stamford Elementary School in Stamford, Vermont makes great use of a custom template with quarterly grades, semester exams, and detailed standards-based grading for their upper grade students. It’s a detailed and informative way of reporting grades and progress in specific areas. Check out the example Quarter 2 report card below to see just how much info it has!

This new template is based off of a public template – Quarterly Classic – and was built by Regie. Great work, Regie – and awesome input and directions, Stamford Elementary!

While this public template is a bit similar to the St. Monica Catholic School Template, it doesn’t include a conduct grade and is actually remarkably flexible: it has several alternate sections for listing subjects, lots of comment fields, and a great display for subject-specific criteria. Some of the features the template includes are…Read More »

FAQ: To Delete or Not To Delete

Recently, we have been helping out with several questions related to deleted data. So if you’re clearing out records or thinking about deleting data here are some of the best times to delete or not to delete –

Mistake – Delete

You made a mistake. No worries – it happens! 🙂 Maybe a batch of student records are imported with the wrong names, a duplicate report card session is created, or a subject is made for the wrong grade- these are all great moments for the “Delete” button.

Student Left School – Don’t Delete

If your student transfers or moves away or even simply goes on leave, rather than deleting the student’s records, you can just mark the student as left. Go to the student’s record → “Actions” → Set Leave Date. And if the student is also no longer taking any classes, you just can unenroll them.

Once you note the student as left, their record will disappear from view and be removed from your billing at the next monthly cycle. However, you will still have access the records, including their transcript, and if they return, you can restore their record to your Students module.

Semester is Over – Don’t Delete

At the end of semester, it’s best not to delete any data – just go to New Semester Setup and make a new semester. This will automatically archive your previous semester’s data.

If you make a new Semester, your previous semester’s data will still be accessible in Report Cards and Transcripts and you will be able to activate the previous semester to see all of the information.

Report Cards – Don’t Delete

We totally understand how important it is that Report Cards are exactly correct, but even if you think you made a mistake in the report cards or no long need a certain batch of them, it’s best not to delete a Reporting Session (a group of report cards). Teachers may have entered grades or comments onto the report cards, and if the Reporting Session is deleted, their work on the report cards will be deleted too!

So instead of deleting, try making a second version of report card, and letting everyone know which one is the correct one to use (maybe via Teacher’s Lounge? 🙂 ) One tip to consider is using a nifty naming convention to show which version is the most recent and the right one to use.

Especially with report cards, it’s always better to be safe and keep your data, rather than delete it!


An Important Note on Data Recovery

While we do frequent backups and often can recover lost data, we can’t guarantee deleted data will be restored. But if you do run into an issue with accidentally deleting things, please let us know. We’ll hunt high and low to recover anything that might have been lost, but we can’t be certain that deleted data will still be around. Most of the time, deleted data recovery is successful, but it’s always better to be safe by archiving old data, rather than deleting it. In general, a good rule of thumb is “Delete if it didn’t happen” – deleting is for errors that weren’t ever accurate in reflecting what was actually happening at school.

Hope this helps answer a few questions you might have about when to delete things and, more importantly, when not to delete! If you have any questions or if there’s anything we can do to help, please feel free to chat in.