Assessment Policy

1) Standard principle

Exams Midterm, Final 20%
Assignments Homework, Projects, Essays 30%
Classwork Participation, Attitude, Exit tickets 30%
Quizzes Quiz1, Quiz2, … 20%

2) Additional principle

a) Based on the standard principle, teachers can make their own grading assignment.
b) In this case, teachers have to hand in a copy of their rules to a supervisor.

Making a School Report

Using the following grade system.
Letter Grade % Grade 4.0 Scale Letter Grade % Grade 4.0 Scale
A+ 97-100 4.0 C 73-76 2.0
A 93-96 3.9 C- 70-72 1.7
A- 90-92 3.7 D+ 67-69 1.3
B+ 87-89 3.3 D 63-66 1.0
B 83-86 3.0 D- 60-62 0.7
B- 80-82 2.7 F 0-59 0
C+ 77-79 2.3
(Honors: 4.5, AP: 5 Scale)


While studying in the Pacific American School, reading, writing, listening, and speaking are all key components for success.  Due to the rigors inherent in college preparatory, advanced placement, and honors courses, it is imperative that each s tudent’s level of competency be assessed in these four areas. Our chosen assessment tool is the TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language), which provides us with scores in each of the four areas. Students interested in attending  Pacific American School they ( 9th grade) must have a minimum composite TOEFL iBT score of 80
Students entering at the sophomore (10th grade) level or above must have a composite score of at least 90.
 Accepted students with TOEFL score below  minimum score  must enroll in a TOEFL class or ESL Class until their score improves to a minimum score of their grade. 
Grade TOEFL Minimum Score
7 70
8 80
9 90
10 100
11 100
12 100

Student Counseling

Teachers check on students' academic performance to see whether they have transferred well to our school.
Counselors immediately remove anything that comes in the way of students if they seem disturbed or in difficulty.
Counselors advise students to have a successful school life by helping them solve various problems that occur in adolescence.

College Counseling

In PAS's College Counseling, our counselors seek to be good partners with both students and parents in successfully traversing to important transition from one academic stage to another. Together with our qualified faculties, who have extensive knowledge and experience in university admissions. PAS offers professional College Counseling and assists our students in reaching their goals and in getting entrance into their top choices of universities.
Through College Counseling, our counselors will ensure that students not only understand the importance of their grades, SAT, and AP scores but also fully grasp their potentials. The counselors will also assist students in showcasing their talents throughout the college application process and will assist them in getting where they want to be with regards to their academic pursuits.