Sample Teacher’s Comments on Students’ Report Cards

This package includes short comments on the students’ report cards. It is free to use for anyone who finds themselves in need of them. For more information contact us via email or the comment box.

Positive Comments

Handwriting Comments

Weak in Few Subject

Poor Performance

Bad Behavior Issues

Positive Comments

1- Excellent work! You have done a very good job, and I hope to see that you are keeping up this effort in the future as well.

2- Great job! I am seeing excellent improvement in your understanding, and you seem to be grasping the comments quite well. Keep it up.

3- Good work! I see that your understanding is improving, and you have made a very good effort and your diagrams as well. Hope to see this kind of effort in the future as well.

4- Nice work! I love the diagrams that you have made, and I love that you have labeled everything. I hope to see you improve further.

5- I am impressed! This is excellent work that you were displaying and a very nice improvement from last time.

Handwriting Comments

1- It is very difficult for me to understand what you have written, and I will not be checking this kind of work in the future. Please improve upon your handwriting.

2- I have checked your work this time, but will not be indulging this kind of untidy and bad handwriting in the future. I hope you know that I will be deducting marks for work of this quality.

3- Nice work, but the only improvement I would like for you to make is your handwriting. I advise you to practice a few times a week and come to me for tips.

4- Good job, and I have seen an excellent improvement as far as her handwriting is concerned. I would like for you to keep up the practice, and see me after class on Monday.

5- This is some incredible improvement in your handwriting since last time, and I am very happy to see it. Keep up the good work, and I expect even better work next time.

Weak in a Few Subjects

1- There needs to be more effort done in mathematics, science, and English. While there has been improvement, more practice is required if better results are to be expected in the final exams.

2- You need to work more on your mathematics. I recommend that you practice your classwork once you are home. If you do not understand something, please ask me.

3- I see that you are struggling in science. If better grades are to be expected in the final exams, please practice every day. Revise your classwork.

4- More effort needs to be made in English. Please adhere to the proper usage of grammar, punctuation, and spelling. If you do not understand something, do not hesitate to ask.

5- Please practice your grammar every day. It is very important to understand tenses and plurals. See me on Monday.

Poor Performance

1- I am very displeased with your academic performance. You need to make a lot of improvements if you are aiming for a good grade in the finals.

2- There needs to be a considerable amount of effort made if you are thinking of getting a decent grade in the finals. Your grades as they are currently, will not be enough.

3- Please see me after class. The grades that you have scored will not be enough to get you a passing mark in the finals. A considerable amount of effort needs to be made if you plan on moving on to the next grade.

4- I am sorry to say that your performance has been very disappointing. You need to make a lot of effort if you plan on graduating and moving on to the next grade. Please see me after class

5- I am extremely disappointed in your grades this semester. I expected better from you, and I know you are capable of achieving much more than this. Please work hard if you want to pass.

Bad Behavior Issues

I1- am sorry to say that you have been an example of a very poorly behaved student this year. I expected better from you, I have treated you as an adult, but you have acted like a child. I cannot begin to describe my disappointment.

2- I cannot even begin to tell you how disappointed I am in your behavior this year. There are no amounts of apologies that could erase the way that you have acted. I have treated you like an adult, but you behave like a child.

3- It is very alarming to see grown-ups as you behave in such childish manners. It is astounding to me that you have not learned how to behave properly, or have not laid classroom decorum at all.

4- I am sorry to say that your child has been very difficult to deal with this year. Such behavior issues will not be tolerated next time.

5- What kind of behavior did you have displayed, that could be expected from a child but not an adult. I am extremely disappointed in the way that you have behaved.

Teachers comments on student progress Report

  1. “Excellent effort and consistent performance. This student is a joy to have in class.”
  2. “Shows a strong aptitude for the subject matter and consistently participates in class discussions.”
  3. “A dedicated student who demonstrates a genuine passion for learning. Keep up the good work!”
  4. “Consistently meets or exceeds expectations in all assignments and assessments.”
  5. “Strives for excellence, but could benefit from more thorough proofreading in written assignments.”
  6. “Demonstrates a good understanding of the material but should actively participate in class discussions more.”
  7. “Needs to work on time management to submit assignments punctually.”
  8. “Shows significant improvement in [specific area]—keep up the hard work!”
  9. “Needs to ask for help when facing difficulties instead of staying silent.”
  10. “A pleasure to teach, this student consistently maintains a positive attitude and contributes positively to the classroom environment.”
  11. “Consistently shows excellent problem-solving skills in mathematics.”
  12. “Attendance and punctuality could be improved to ensure full participation in class.”
  13. “Consistently meets the objectives but could benefit from expanding creativity in projects.”
  14. “Demonstrates commendable perseverance in overcoming challenges.”
  15. “This student has shown remarkable growth in their reading comprehension skills.”
  16. “Participation and engagement in class discussions would greatly benefit from improvement.”
  17. “Satisfactory progress, but additional practice in [specific area] is recommended.”
  18. “Should take more initiative in seeking help when encountering difficulties.”
  19. “Works well with peers and demonstrates strong teamwork abilities.”
  20. “It’s clear that this student has a genuine enthusiasm for learning.”

Please note that these comments are generic and should be tailored to the specific student and their progress in various subjects or areas.

Remarks for students Performance

Certainly, here are some generic remarks for a student’s performance. These remarks can be customized as needed for each individual student:

  1. “Consistently demonstrates strong academic performance in all subjects. A role model for their peers.”
  2. “Shows dedication to their studies and has made commendable progress throughout the year.”
  3. “Maintains a positive attitude and is always eager to learn.”
  4. “A diligent student who excels in [specific subject/area].”
  5. “Participation in class discussions and activities is exemplary.”
  6. “Strives for excellence and consistently meets or exceeds expectations.”
  7. “Needs to work on time management and meeting deadlines.”
  8. “Displays a natural aptitude for [specific subject/area].”
  9. “Has made significant improvements in [specific area] over the course of the year.”
  10. “Should focus on improving organizational skills to reach their full potential.”
  11. “Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and creativity in projects.”
  12. “Consistently attends class and actively participates in lessons.”
  13. “Satisfactory performance, but could benefit from more active engagement in class discussions.”
  14. “Has made commendable progress, particularly in [specific subject/area].”
  15. “Needs to seek assistance when facing challenges instead of struggling in silence.”
  16. “Works well independently and as part of a team.”
  17. “A respectful and courteous student who contributes positively to the class atmosphere.”
  18. “Shows enthusiasm for learning and is eager to explore new topics.”

Meaningful Report Card Comments

Meaningful report card comments are specific, constructive, and provide valuable feedback to students and their parents. These comments help students understand their strengths and areas for improvement. Here are some examples of meaningful report card comments:

  1. In English/Language Arts:
    • “Your child has shown remarkable progress in reading comprehension and fluency this term.”
    • “Continued effort is needed to improve spelling and grammar skills.”
  2. In Mathematics:
    • “Your child consistently demonstrates strong problem-solving abilities, particularly in algebra.”
    • “Further practice in multiplication and division is recommended to boost confidence in these areas.”
  3. In Science:
    • “Excellent engagement in class discussions and a genuine curiosity for scientific concepts are evident.”
    • “Consistent attention to detail is needed in lab reports and assignments.”
  4. In Social Studies/History:
    • “Displays a deep understanding of historical events and their significance.”
    • “Your child should work on time management to meet project deadlines effectively.”
  5. In Physical Education:
    • “Actively participates in physical activities and encourages teamwork among peers.”
    • “Improved focus and discipline during fitness assessments would lead to better results.”
  6. In Art/Music:
    • “Creativity and originality in artistic expression are commendable.”
    • “Practicing and refining specific techniques in music will lead to more polished performances.”
  7. In Behavior and Work Habits:
    • “Shows respect for both peers and teachers, contributing to a positive classroom environment.”
    • “Encourages others but should work on maintaining focus during independent tasks.”
  8. In Attendance and Punctuality:
    • “Consistent attendance is appreciated; please make an effort to arrive on time.”
    • “Your child’s punctuality and attendance could be improved to ensure they don’t miss important lessons.”
  9. Overall Comments:
    • “Your child’s dedication to learning and consistent effort are commendable.”
    • “I am confident that with continued effort and focus, your child will excel in all subjects.”

Final Report Card Comments

Final report card comments should provide a comprehensive and constructive summary of a student’s performance throughout the academic year. Here are some meaningful final report card comments:

Overall Performance:

  1. “Throughout this academic year, [Student’s Name] has consistently demonstrated dedication to their studies and an eagerness to learn. Their progress is evident in [specific areas] and they have shown remarkable growth in [other specific areas].”
  2. “[Student’s Name] is to be commended for their exemplary work ethic and consistent pursuit of excellence. They have not only excelled academically but also made a positive impact on the classroom environment with their [positive qualities, e.g., respect, leadership].”

Strengths: 3. “One of [Student’s Name]’s most outstanding strengths is their strong problem-solving skills in [specific subject]. Their ability to [describe strength] has been consistently impressive.”

  1. “In [specific subject], [Student’s Name] has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of the subject matter and the capacity to [describe what they excel in].”

Areas for Improvement: 5. “While [Student’s Name] has shown significant progress this year, continued practice in [specific area] is recommended to enhance their overall performance.”

  1. “Time management and meeting deadlines have been areas of challenge for [Student’s Name]. Improvement in this area would contribute to a more balanced academic performance.”

Behavior and Work Habits: 7. “I appreciate [Student’s Name]’s respectful and cooperative behavior in the classroom. They have consistently demonstrated a willingness to assist others and foster a positive learning environment.”

  1. “To fully realize their potential, [Student’s Name] should work on staying focused during independent tasks and harnessing their ability to [specific quality].”

Attendance and Punctuality: 9. “Regular attendance is essential for success, and [Student’s Name] should continue to strive for improved punctuality to ensure they don’t miss valuable classroom time.”

  1. “Consistent attendance is expected, and [Student’s Name] should aim to improve their punctuality for the benefit of their academic progress.”

Concluding Remarks: 11. “I am confident that with continued effort and focus, [Student’s Name] will achieve even greater success in the future. It has been a pleasure to have them in our class this year.”

  1. “I look forward to witnessing [Student’s Name]’s continued growth and development. They have the potential to achieve remarkable success with their determination and commitment.”

Teachers Comments for Students Writing

Providing meaningful comments on students’ writing is crucial for their development as writers. Here are some teacher comments for students’ writing that can help guide and improve their writing skills:

Positive Feedback:

  1. “Well done! Your writing is clear and engaging.”
  2. “I love your choice of words; it makes your writing vivid and interesting.”
  3. “Your introduction is captivating and draws the reader in.”
  4. “Your use of descriptive language creates a vivid picture in the reader’s mind.”
  5. “You’ve demonstrated a good understanding of the topic.”

Constructive Feedback: 6. “Consider providing more detail to support your ideas.”

  1. “Work on organizing your ideas for a smoother flow.”
  2. “Pay attention to sentence structure to avoid run-on or fragmented sentences.”
  3. “Proofread carefully for grammar and punctuation errors.”
  4. “Try to vary your sentence beginnings to make your writing more dynamic.”
  5. “Make sure you stay on topic throughout the entire piece.”
  6. “Don’t rush the conclusion; it’s an essential part of your writing.”
  7. “Expand on your ideas to provide a deeper analysis.”
  8. “Consider the use of transitions to connect your ideas more effectively.”
  9. “Your thesis statement needs to be more specific and focused.”

Encouragement: 16. “You have a lot of potential as a writer; keep practicing!”

  1. “I can see your improvement, and it’s exciting to watch you grow as a writer.”
  2. “Your effort and dedication to improving your writing are admirable.”
  3. “Remember that writing is a skill that can be honed with practice, so keep writing!”
  4. “You’re on the right track; keep working on your writing, and you’ll continue to improve.”

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