In Axel Public School, for the primary and secondary level, the major emphasis of evaluation is in the continuous growth of students ensuring their intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural and social development and not limited to assessment of learners scholastic attainment. As per the new pattern, students will be assessed in two areas - Scholastic and Co-Scholastic. For assessment of the scholastic areas, the academic year is divided into two terms and two types of tests will be conducted to assess the academic subjects as given below.
|TERM||TYPE OF ASSESSMENT||% OF WEIGHTAGE||TERM WISE WEIGHTAGE||TOTAL|
|1st Term (April-Sep/Oct)||Formative Assessment 1||10%||Formative Assessment (1 & 2)||20%||Formative Assessment-40%|
|Summative Assessment 1||30%||Summative Assessment 1||30%|
|Second Term (Sep/Oct-March)||Formative Assessment 3||10%||Formative Assessment (3 & 4)||20%||Summative Assessment - 60%|
|Formative Assessment - 4||10%|
|Summative Assessment - 2||30%||Summative Assessment-2||30%||Total = 100%|
The formative assessment is a tool for a teacher to continuously monitor the progress of a student. The assessment(in secondary) may include quizzes, conversations, oral testing, visual testing, projects, practicals, assignments, class test, class-work, homework, etc. The performance of the students will be reflected in grades.
In the primary classes it is in the form of oral test, homework, class work, assignments, etc.or any tool found suitable by the teacher. The formative tests are purely informal, however, the teachers will inform the date before hand and will be taken in the regular periods only.
The Summative Assessment is the terminal assessment of performance at the end of instruction. Under the end term Summative assessment, the students will be tested internally. The Summative assessment will be in the form of a pen-paper test conducted by the school, It will be conducted at the end of each term twice in a year.
All assessment with regard to the academic status of the students is done in marks and overall assessment is given in grades in 9 point scale in secondary (classes IX & X), 7 point scale for middle school ( classes Vito VIII ) and 5 point scale for primary ( classes Ito V). The report cards carry the grades only.
Students of Class XI sit for the school based exam & XII students for the Board-based exam.