report card


Definition of report card

1 : a report on a student that is periodically submitted by a school to the student's parents or guardian
2 : an evaluation of performance

Examples of report card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web View the full report card for your school on the Ohio Department of Education website. Emily Bamforth, cleveland, "Ohio 2020 school report cards lack grades: Here’s how to read them," 15 Sep. 2020 To pick up grab-and-go meals, students must be present or parents will need to provide a birth certificate, student report card or student ID card. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Grand Prairie ISD begins ‘two-step’ return to the classroom, will offer free meals to all students," 14 Sep. 2020 At Guilford Bob always got a first honors pin on his report card. Jacques Kelly,, "John Robert 'Bob’ French, retired English teacher at St. Paul’s School and in Baltimore County, dies," 8 Sep. 2020 The committee saw the kind of impacts a natural disaster could bring, especially given the lack of investment in repair and replacement, said Kirk Lowery, a Baton Rouge civil engineer, who served on the committee that wrote the report card. Dinah Voyles Pulver, USA TODAY, "'Extraordinary work' underway to rebuild electric, water, cell grid after Hurricane Laura," 4 Sep. 2020 Many people think report card results have been inflated to mollify grade-anxious students and parents in both K-12 schools and colleges. Jay Mathews, Washington Post, "Decline of SAT and ACT sparks dubious fears of high school grade inflation," 14 Aug. 2020 That reputation showed up in a string of Bs, Cs and Ds on a new report card focused on the production of goods. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, "How does Arizona compare with other states for manufacturing? New study looks at sector," 2 Sep. 2020 The quarterly report card includes earnings from HDFC Life Insurance Co., which replaced Vedanta Ltd. in the Nifty index on July 31. Ishika Mookerjee,, "Worst Indian Profits in a Decade Are Beating Analyst Estimates," 16 Aug. 2020 In a report card sent to advertisers and released exclusively to USA TODAY, the coalition makes the case that Facebook hasn't taken meaningful steps to stop the spread of hate speech on its platforms. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, "Facebook gets bad grades on report card from civil rights groups behind advertising boycott," 13 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of report card

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Report card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of report card

US : a written statement of a student's grades that is given to the student's parents

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Kids Definition of report card

: a written statement of a student's grades

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