End-of-Year (Final) Report Card Comments (Elementary Edition)

The due date is quickly approaching, and your final report card comments have yet to be submitted.

To save yourself time, tweak the following end-of-year comments and use.

You’ll find quality phrases to help you communicate the yearly accomplishments and current needs improvement of your elementary students.

Related: See narrative student remarks if you’re looking for more robust learner comments to use at the end of the year.

Final Report Card Comments

  • This school year, _____ has consistently shown that she is willing to go the extra mile to make sure her work is superb. She is fully prepared for what lies ahead.
  • It’s been a pleasure to teach _____ this school year. I wish him/her all the best in (insert grade level).
  • _____ has good work and study habits, and it has been a joy to watch her significant progress month-to-month.
  • It is evident that _____ has a deep motivation and enthusiasm for learning. Because of this, he or she has excelled beyond grade level expectations this school year.
  • What an impressive year _____had! Well done!
  • This year, I’ve enjoyed working with _____. He/she will accomplish many great things in the year ahead.
  • I’m so proud of _____. I’ve witnessed the incredible transformation of his skill and strategy application in all subject areas.
  • It has been an honor to be _____’s teacher plus witness her explosive progress in math and reading. Kudos to a job well-done, and I am confident that she/he will tackle all objectives that lie ahead in (insert grade level). 
  • Keep up the good work!
  • Congratulations to _____! He/she has exceeded academic expectations in all areas. Keep up the fantastic work.
  • _____ has been a joy to teach.  
  • _____ had a great first year at (insert school’s name). She assimilated well to her new friends, classroom, and teacher.
  • Though _____ struggled a bit academically towards the beginning of the school year, she/he started to soar in second semester (insert any applicable time period). I highly recommend continued reinforcement plus support at home and school when he/she’s in (insert grade level).
  • I am confident that _____ will keep up the good work in (insert grade level). It has been a delight to teach her, and I wish her all the very best.
  • _____ is a special child who will be missed. I have no doubt that he/she will have much success in the next grade or at his/her new school.
  • I recommend that _____ continue to read daily during the vacation months.
  • The continued support at school and at home along with specific accommodations have helped _____ progress beyond grade level standards this year.
  • _____ demonstrated incredible improvement throughout the school year. With continued motivation and a growth mindset, he/she will undoubtedly reach his/her full potential in the near future.
  • _____ has been a unique asset to our class community, and my hope is that she/he maintains that spirit of hard work and positivity.
  • As the year progressed, _____ changed for the better and is ready to tackle what lies ahead. I wish him/her all the best in (insert grade level).
  • What an absolute pleasure to have taught _____ this school year. Her happy spirit and warm smile will be greatly missed.
  • Though the year started off shaky, it is evident that _____ has matured much and is ready to tackle the expectations of (insert grade level).
  • I am proud to say that _____is a model citizen who has been a pleasure to teach this year.
  • In order to prevent “summer slide”, I suggest that _____ regularly practice the following skill/strategy during the vacation months (insert any needs improvement for the child).
  • _____’s enthusiasm for learning made her a pleasant addition to the class.
  • With support from school and home, ______will continue to excel well beyond grade-level expectations in the coming year.
  • _____’s optimistic attitude along with his/her strong work ethic will be the key to continued success next year.
  • I’ll sincerely miss _____. It’s been an honor to teach him/her.
  • It’s been a pleasure being _____’s (insert grade level) grade teacher.
  • Due to making adjustments from feedback, _____ is finishing the school year performing above grade level in math, reading, and spelling. This is amazing! I recommend that he maintains his good work habits so that he crushes all expectations in 4th grade. All the best!
  • If _____ remains focused and hard-working, he or she will thrive in (insert grade level) grade.
  • How wonderful it has been to see _____blossom into an avid reader this school year!
  • Please continue to practice basic multiplication facts (insert any other needs improvement objective) at least 3 times per week during the summer break.
  • I have no doubt that _____ will meet the expectations of the upcoming grade level.
  • Though I’m excited to see what great things _____ will do next year, I will miss having him/her in my class.
  • I want to note that _____’s accommodations of (insert any accommodations implemented) served her well this school year. These changes along with one-on-one weekly learning support attributed greatly to her academic success.
  • It has been a pleasure to have _____ in my class, and I wish her continued success.
  • According to the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), ______ is now reading at level ______ . This means she has progressed extremely well in reading comprehension. I am confident her reading skills will continue to blossom in (insert grade level).
  • X had a wonderful year. She has grown in so many ways academically; her progress is incredible.
  • It’s been delightful to teach _____. His/her dedication, motivation, and effort will give him/her continued success in (insert grade level).
  • Compared to the beginning of the year, _____ is more confident in his work. This makes me so proud. Good luck to _____ at his new school.
  • This school year, _____ mastered (insert any specific skill). He or she has done a job well-done reaching those grade-level objectives.
  • I’m especially impressed with _____ steady progress in (insert any skill/strategy). Next year, I firmly believe that he or she will continue to improve significantly.
  • I’m excited to see all the amazing work _____ will continue to produce in (insert grade level).
  • This school year, _____ progressed well in (insert any subject/skill). 
  • I look forward to hearing about the great work that _____ will experience in (insert grade level). I wish him the best of luck.
  • I will miss _____’s laughter and kind spirit.
  • According to the Fountas and Pinnell Reading Benchmark, _______ currently reads at an “Independent Level”. This means that grade level books are “just right” for her. This is a huge improvement from the beginning of the year when she was reading at a “Frustrational Level”. Awesome progress!  With continued accommodations in reading, ____ will rise to grade level expectations next year. I wish her the very best!
  • According to Fountas and Pinnell, _______ now reads at an “Instructional Level”. This means that grade level books are challenging but manageable for him/her.  Please continue to reinforce (insert any reading skill or strategy).
  • I am confident that _____ will keep up the good work in (insert grade level). I wish her all the best!
  • It has been a pleasure to teach _____; her persistence and work ethic have been well-noted.
  • I’m proud of _____, and it has been a pleasure to teach him. I wish him all the best in (insert grade level).

You’re All Set With These End-of-Year Remarks

Save time drafting end-of-year student remarks using this list of final report card comments.

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