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Music Standards and Grading
Music is a required core subject and follows the Florida Music Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, the Marion County Public Schools Music Curriculum Guides/Curriculum Maps/Curriculum Scope and Sequence, and the National Music and Fine Arts Standards.
In order to receive a Meeting ("M") music academic grade, a student must exhibit a willingness to learn, play, move, analyze, and create in music class. A Meeting grade in academic music indicates that the student is at the appropriate developmental level of music knowledge, as well as meeting grade level standards and expectations. A Progressing ("P") music academic grade indicates that the student is still progressing towards the appropriate developmental level and grade level standards and expectations. In order to receive a Satisfactory ("S") music conduct grade, a student must exhibit a consistently positive attitude while participating in all music activities and following all music and school-wide expectations.