There are three dates grades are posted each semester. The progress reports or report cards are posted online through myUofDJesuit. Assignment grades are available for viewing on these dates. Each grade posting is also a check for Cocurricular eligibility. It is important for students to remain eligible to participate in cocurricular activities. The policy is described in the Academic Probation and Eligibility section of the Student/Parent Handbook, and applies to athletics and all other cocurricular activities. Semester grades are cumulative grades for the work, tests, and semester exams. These are the only grades posted on a student's transcript. Progress reports/report cards are posted after 2:30 p.m. on their posting date. Faculty may choose to show assignment detail earlier, but are not obligated to have them available before the posting dates listed.

The dates for Marking Periods for the 2019 - 2020 school year are as follows:

Semester 1:
September 24, 2019 - Semester 1, Marking Period 1
November 7, 2019 - Semester 1, Marking Period 2

January 8, 2020 - Semester 1 Cumulative

Semester 2:
February 25, 2020 - Semester 2, Marking Period 1
April 7, 2020 - Semester 2, Marking Period 2
May 18, 2020 Senior Grades Semester 2 Cumulative

June 2, 2020 Grades 7 - 11 Semester 2 Cumulative

Grading System

Students' grades adhere to the following letter system:

AExcellent 90%-100% 4 points; for AP and honors courses 4.5 points
BVery Good 80%-89% 3 quality points; for AP and honors courses 3.5 points
CSatisfactory 70%-79%; 2 quality points; for AP courses 2.5 points
DPoor 60%-69% 1 point; all course types
NNo pass/Failure
WfWithdraw fail

Honors and Recognition

There are three Honors Assemblies each school year. In September, assemblies recognizing accomplishments for the previous school year including Semester II honors and Scholar Athletes for all sports seasons. In February recognizing honors earned of Semester I. In May for the senior class recognizing honors for Semester II and cumulative high school performance.

The Honor Roll is based on semester grades. First Honors is awarded to students with a semester GPA equal to or greater than 3.5 for the semester. Second Honors is awarded to students with a GPA equal to or greater than 3.0 to 3.499. The Scholar Athlete Award is given to students who are involved in the U of D Jesuit Athletic Program during the school year and maintains a semester GPA of 3.5 or greater.

At graduation, recognition is given to seniors based on the their cumulative seven-semester GPA: Summa Cum Laude is equal to 3.75 or greater, Magna Cum Laude ranges from 3.5 to 3.7499 and Cum Laude from 3.2 to 3.499.