• In order for HISD students to be promoted to the next grade level, they must show that they have learned what the State of Texas requires of all public school children. HISD “Promotion Standards” generally include classroom grades and a local or state test. 

      Grading and Report Cards  2018–2019

      Academic Subjects Conduct
      90–100 = Excellent E = Excellent
      80–89 = Good; above average S = Satisfactory
      75–79 = Satisfactory; average P = Poor; below average
      70–74 = Passing; below average U = Unsatisfactory
      Below 70 = Unsatisfactory; failing  
      Grading Periods

      Hartsfield Elementary observes nine-week grading periods; see the schedule below.

      2018-2019 Nine-Week Grading Periods (used in elementary schools and certain secondary schools)

      First Grading Period: August 27 to October 26
      Second Grading Period: October 29 to December 20
      Third Grading Period: January 7 to March 8
      Fourth Grading Period: March 18 to May 31
      Report Cards 
      Elementary schools send report cards to parents four times during the year, shortly after the end of each nine-week grading period:
      • November 2
      • January 11
      • March 22
      • May 31
      If a student is not progressing satisfactorily, parents receive a preliminary report at the midpoint of the grading period and at other times as necessary.
      Parents must sign and return the reports.