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SFF: How SFF Works: Advancement & Grading


Nora Priest, Antonia Rudenstine, Ephraim Weisstein


Schools for the Future is an ungraded high school with four performance levels: Core 1 (students with skills below a 7th grade level); Core 2 (students with skills in the 7-9th grade span); Transitions (students working on 10th-11th grade skills and knowledge); and Pathways (college preparation). This document describes advancement and grading within this system.

Publishing Organization 

Schools for the Future

Type of Organization 

  • Intermediary or Management Organization


Performance-Based Grading
Promotion Plan
Scoring Rubrics
Grading & Reporting System

Resource Type 

  • School Developed Resources