report card


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

Examples of report card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most recent report card estimates that 70 percent of U.S. dams will be more than 50 years old by 2030. Hiba Baroud, Discover Magazine, 27 June 2024 The report card’s release came after three college presidents testified before Congress last year about antisemitism on college campuses and prompted a massive wave of backlash, preceding two of the presidents' resignations. Rachel Barber, USA TODAY, 16 Apr. 2024 Last year, the policy center released report cards measuring each state’s success at screening for and treating maternal mental health conditions. Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 21 Mar. 2024 So far, the report card has been less than satisfactory. WHO SHOULD GET THE VACCINES? Thomas J. Bollyky, Foreign Affairs, 24 June 2022 See all Example Sentences for report card 

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of report card was in 1869

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“Report card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

report card

: a report containing a student's grades that is regularly sent by a school to the student's parents or guardian

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