Grading & Reporting → Report Cards Report Cards for Elementary Schools MCPS is revising its report card and grading scale for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. The revisions are designed to more clearly convey student learning and provide additional information about learning skills or work habits. The change reflects input from parents, school staff and community. What's New? A, B, C, D in Grades 2–5. Kindergarten students will get a report card four times (instead of twice) per year. Includes overall subject grade (in addition to the end-of-year average and measurement topics per marking period). Includes reporting of key learning skills.