September 5, 2012
DO 73, s. 2012
Guidelines on the Assessment and Rating of Learning Outcomes Under the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau Directors
Directors of Services, Centers and Heads of Units
Regional Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Heads, Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools

  1. Effective School Year (SY) 2012-2013, the standards-based assessment and rating system shall be implemented to support the progressive roll-out starting with Grades 1 and 7 of the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum in public and private elementary and secondary schools nationwide.
  2. The guidelines for the assessment and rating of learning outcomes are contained in the following enclosures:
    Enclosure No. 1 : General Guidelines for the Assessment and Rating of Learning Outcomes
    Enclosure No. 2 : Prototype Rubrics for the Different Levels of Assessment
    Enclosure No. 3 : Prototype Formative and Summative Assessment Tools
    Enclosure No. 4 : Sample Assessment Matrices for Grade 7 Learning Areas
    Enclosure No. 5 : Guidelines for Assessing Learning Outcomes for Grade 1
    Enclosure No. 6 : Sample Assessment Matrices and Rubrics for Grade 1
    Enclosure No. 7 : Sample Report Card (Grades 1 and 7)
  3. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.

Encls.: As stated
Reference: DepEd Order: No. 31, s. 2012

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