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Student Academic Record


The Student Academic Record domain models the various kinds of student performance reporting.

  • A student transcript contains information about course-level grades and credits. A student transcript consists of a StudentAcademicRecord associated with each Session which has a CourseTranscript for each course taken.
  • Report cards contain information for grading period grades and competencies. A report card consists of a ReportCard entity for each GradingPeriod. A Grade is associated with each Section entity.
  • A gradebook contains grades and competencies for classroom quizzes, tests, homework, and projects. An assignment in the Gradebook entity is represented as a GradebookEntry. Each student’s score for that entry is a StudentGradebookEntry which can be a grade or a CompetencyLevelDescriptor.

Student Academic Record, Student Transcript Model

A Student has a ReportCard for each GradingPeriod. A Grade is associated with each Section. For early grade levels, a StudentCompetencyObjective is assigned to CompetencyObjectives and a StudentLearningObjective is assigned to LearningObjectives, for example, assigning a “Satisfactory” for “Participates in class discussions." The StudentLearningObjective is either associated to a Section or a Program.

Student Academic Record, Report Card Model

An individual assignment in a gradebook is represented as a GradebookEntry. A GradebookEntry may be mapped to LearningStandards or a LearningObjective. Each student’s score for that entry is a StudentGradebookEntry which can be a grade or a CompetencyLevel.

Student Academic Record, Gradebook Model

Student Academic Record Model Entities

NameDescription

CompetencyObjective

This entity holds additional competencies for student achievement that are not associated with specific learning objectives (e.g., paying attention in class).

Course

This educational entity represents the organization of subject matter and related learning experiences provided for the instruction of students on a regular or systematic basis.

CourseOffering

This entity represents an entry in the course catalog of available courses offered by the school during a session.

CourseTranscript

This entity is the final record of a student's performance in their courses at the end of a semester or school year.

EducationOrganization

This entity represents any public or private institution, organization, or agency that provides instructional or support services to students or staff at any level.

Grade

This educational entity represents an overall score or assessment tied to a course over a period of time (i.e., the grading period). Student grades are usually a compilation of marks and other scores.

GradebookEntry

This entity represents an assignment, homework, or classroom assessment to be recorded in a gradebook.

GradingPeriod

This entity represents the time span for which grades are reported.

LearningObjective

This entity represents identified learning objectives for courses in specific grades.

LearningStandard

This entity is a sub-element of a learning objective consisting of a precise statement of the expectation of a student's proficiency.

Program

This entity represents any program designed to work in conjunction with, or as a supplement to, the main academic program. Programs may provide instruction, training, services, or benefits through federal, state, or local agencies. Programs may also   include organized extracurricular activities for students.

ReportCard

This educational entity represents the collection of student grades for courses taken during a grading period.

School

This entity represents an educational organization that includes staff and students who participate in classes and educational activity groups.

Section

This entity represents a setting in which organized instruction of course content is provided, in-person or otherwise, to one or more students for a given period of time. A course offering may be offered to more than one section.

Session

This entity represents the prescribed span of time when an education institution is open, instruction is provided and students are under the direction and guidance of teachers   and/or education institution administration. A session may be interrupted by one or more vacations.

Student

This entity represents an individual for whom instruction, services, and/or care are provided in an early childhood, elementary, or secondary educational program under the jurisdiction of a school, education agency or other institution or program. A student is a person who has been enrolled in a school or other educational institution.

StudentAcademicRecord

This educational entity represents the cumulative record of academic achievement for a student.

StudentCompetencyObjective

This entity represents the competency assessed or evaluated for the student against a specific learning objective.

StudentGradebookEntry

This entity holds a student's grade or competency level for a gradebook entry.

StudentLearningObjective

This entity represents the competency assessed or evaluated for the student against a specific LearningObjective.

StudentProgramAssociation

This association represents the Program(s) that a student participates in or is served by.

StudentSectionAssociation

This association indicates the course sections to which a student is assigned.

Student Academic Record Model


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