Mission Bay High

An IB World School

Home of the Buccaneers

At Mission Bay, teachers build their own citizenship rubrics to keep a studious enviroment for their students, The rubric below is an old citizenship rubric that all teachers refer to when making their own.

MISSION BAY HIGH SCHOOL CITIZENSHIP RUBRIC

 

 

 

 

 

EXCELLENT

 “E”

GOOD 

“G”

SATISFACTORY

 “S”

NEEDS INPROVEMENT  “N”

UNSATISFACTORY

  “U”

PROMPTNESS

 (See absence codes)

No “T’s” or “W’s” in grading period.

No “T’s” or “W’s” in grading period.

One “T” or “W” in grading period.

Two “T’s” or “W’s” in grading period.

(CONTACT PARENT)

Three or more “T’s” or “W’s” in grading period.

4th tardy results in assignment to Saturday School.

ATTENDANCE

 

 

No “A’s,” “Z’s,” or “U’s; very few excused absences

No “A’s,” “Z’s,” or “U’s.”

One “A” or “U” and no “Z’s” or “S’s”

 

Two or more “A’s” or “U’s” or one “Z” or “S.”

(CONTACT PARENT)

Three or more “A’s” or “U’s” or two or more “Z’s” or “S’s.”

 

READINESS

TO

LEARN

Always comes to class prepared:

Always brings  textbooks as requested;

Can be relied upon to contribute to discussions.

Takes leadership in group work without direction

 

Almost always comes to class prepared:

Almost always brings  textbooks as requested;

Contributes regularly to class discussions.

Assumes responsibilities in group work.

Generally prepared to learn with binder, paper, and pen/pencil, and photo ID.)

   Usually brings textbooks when requested.

Contributes regularly to class discussions when asked.

  Participates in group work when asked.

Often unprepared for class (binder, book, paper, pen/pencil, photo ID, etc.)

Often off-task in group assignments.

Often inattentive or engaged in distracting conversations.

Needs to be reminded to put non-classroom materials away.

   (CONTACT PARENT)

Regularly unprepared for class (binder, book, paper, pen/pencil, photo ID’s etc.)

Regularly off-task or inattentive in class; needs constant direction/attention.

Repeatedly needs to be reminded to put non-classroom materials away.

CLASSROOM CONDUCT

 

 

 

Contributes to a positive and supportive academic environment.

Takes student leadership role when appropriate.

Contributes to a positive and supportive academic environment.

 

 

Respects stated classroom rules and expectations.

Respects the rights of other students and recognizes the authority of the teacher.

 

Inappropriate or inattentive conduct or disrespectful language has resulted in calls home to parent and referral to counselor for follow-up interventions.

(CONTACT PARENT)

Repeated contacts with parent concerning student’s behavior.

Involved in physical altercation, uses inappropriate language directed at teacher, or other serious defiance.

Sent to VP on referral.

ELECTRONICS

Always enters class with cell phone, I-Pod, ear “buds”, etc. stowed away.

Always enters class with cell phone, I-Pod, ear “buds”, etc. stowed away.

Needed to be reminded on one occasion to put device away.  (Can be a “whole-class reminder” at the beginning of the quarter.)

Needed to be reminded on a second occasion to put device away.  Device confiscated and delivered to Vice Principal.

(CONTACT PARENT)

Needed to be reminded on a third occasion to put device away.  Device confiscated and delivered to Vice Principal.

ACADEMIC HONESTY

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

Allows another student to copy a test, assignment, or homework; plagiarism

(CONTACT PARENT)

More than one incident of allowing another student to copy tests, assignments, or homework; plagiarism.

DRESS CODE

 Follows MBHS dress code; no referrals to office for clothing changes.

 

Follows MBHS dress code; no referral to office for clothing changes.

 

Generally follows MBHS dress code; one referral to office for clothing changes.

 

More than one referral to office for dress code violation.

(CONTACT PARENT)

More than two referrals in this class for dress code violation;

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE CODES:

 

            T          Tardy                                                                                      

 

            W         More than 30 minutes tardy

 

            U         Unexcused

 

            A         Unverified absence (no calls from parents.)

 

            S          Suspended

           

            Z          Truancy (confirmed)

 

 

The following are EXCUSED absences:   “I” (illness), “E” (excused), “J” (juvenile hall), “F” (field trip), “R” (religious), “M” (bereavement),

 “D” (detailed in office), “X” (pending placement), or “O” (other.)

 

 

IMPORTANT: Establishing a student culture which supports teaching and learning requires teachers, counselors, administrators, and other staff members to holdconsistent expectations for behavior.

 

  • Citizenship grades “start over” every progress/grading period (4 and ½ weeks.)

 

  • Students must score “at” or “above” in all criteria of the Citizenship Rubric to earn the corresponding citizenship grade.  For instance, a student who earns a “Needs Improvement” in “Promptness” and “Satisfactory” in all other categories receives an “N” for the grading period.

 

  • Students earning citizenship GPA’s of 2.0 or higher qualify for rewards each grading period (4 and 1/2 weeks.)   Students with citizenship grade point averages below 2.0 are INELIGIBLE to attend school dances and other special activities, including the Prom.

 

  • Parents/guardians have FIVE DAYS to clear absences with a t, elephone call to the Attendance Of, fice (858-273-1313, extension 110 or 120.

 

  • Students will be assigned to Saturday School to clear four or more period absences (“A’s,” “U’s,” and “Z’s.”)  For each day of Saturday School, four period absences will be changed to “K.” 

 

  • Students who are tardy more than three times in the same class in a grading period will also be assigned to Saturday School.  (Teachers will send “tardy” referral to Emmitt Dodd, Attendance Coordinator. 

 

  • In addition to meeting all other graduation requirements, seniors must earn a minimum 2.0 (cumulative for the school year)) to be eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremony in June.