Faces in the Crowd: Does curving grades benefit students?

Compiled by Katie Zhang


“I think curving grades would motivate students to work harder because they will have more hope for a better overall grade.”

Anna Chin (9)


“I think it helps take pressure off of tests. If your class doesn’t really know the material, it helps you get back on track.”

Jessalyn Grant-Bier (11)


“I think that curving grades is helpful because people make little mistakes all the time and curving the grade could help fix that.”

Gary Wu (11)


“I don’t see curving as a bad thing. Either the subject was not taught well or there was a lack of understanding.”

Juan Santos (12)