The Progress Key chart is consistent with the scoring key of the NYS assessments. 
  Scoring System
Progress Key (traditionally known as a grade)
4 Meeting Standards with Distinction
 
3 Meeting Standards  
                                  
2 Partially Meeting Standards                        
1 Not meeting Standards   
                
 
Effort Key (amount of effort used to complete task)
E Excellent
S Satisfactory
I Inconsistent
N Needs Improvement