• Alert: Due to the snow and ice storm along with the power outages, the West Branch Local School District has experienced a phone service disruption at all buildings. To contact the buildings or departments, we have set up temporary numbers: As of 11/19/2018 at 7:00 a.m. -- Please use the following: Superintendent's Office - 330.428.4218 Bus Garage - 330.428.4333 West Branch High School - 330.428.4221 West Branch Middle School - 330.428.4260 Damascus Elementary- 234.564.7153 Knox Elementary - 330.428.4392 We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and we work through this problem.
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Grading Policy

                                                   Class Grading Policy

7th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies follows the West Branch District Grading Scale of:

     A: 100-93 (Superior Work)
     B: 92-85 (Outstanding)
     C: 84-75 (Satisfactory)
     D: 74-65 (Below Average)
     F: 64-0 (Unsatisfactory)

According to the Student Handbook (page 2), absent students may make up work for full credit. Students have the total number of school days absent to complete and turn in missed assignments for full credit, upon return to school. For example, if a student is absent for two days, the students has two days after returning to school to turn in missed assignments and make up any missed tests/quizzes.


Late homework assignments and class projects will be accepted at a loss of one letter grade per day (except in the case of an absence). Students are encouraged to complete all work in a timely manner.