End-of-Year Report Card Comments You’ll Find Helpful

The due date is quickly approaching, and your end-of-year report card comments have yet to be submitted.

Though the task of writing report card comments for the end of the school year can be challenging and time-consuming, this is a great time to offer actionable next steps for students, encouragement, and congratulations on school goals achieved.

To save time, modify the following end-of-the-year report card comments.

You’ll find quality phrases to help you communicate students’ yearly accomplishments, current needs for improvement, and next steps.

So save time and frustration during report card time using these helpful end-of-year report card comments that serve well students of various grades and subjects.

Related: See narrative student remarks if you’re looking for more robust end-of-year report card comment examples.

End-of-Year Report Card Comments

Find here examples of end-of-the-year report card comments (for elementary and beyond) that save time and frustration as you wrap up the end of the school year and 4th quarter.

  • _____ has concluded the end of the year achieving all of her SMART goals. I am proud of her hard work, dedication, and persistence throughout the year. Any new academic challenges in the next grade will help her to grow even more.
  • _____ ends the year with a growth mindset. She is more confident in her work and knows that she is capable of overcoming any challenge.
  • Though _____ struggled towards the beginning of the school year, she/he started to soar in the second semester (insert time period). I recommend continued reinforcement at home next school year.
  • 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 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.
  • I’m so proud of _____. I’ve witnessed the incredible transformation of his skill and strategy application in all subject areas.
  • _____ 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.
  • 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). 
  • I recommend that _____ continue to read daily during the vacation months.

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  • 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 year. With her motivation and growth mindset, she will undoubtedly reach her full potential.
  • 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).
  • In order to prevent “summer slide”, I suggest that _____ regularly practice the following skills during the vacation months:
  • _____ has been a unique asset to our class community, and my hope is that she/he maintains that spirit of hard work and positivity.
  • I want to note that _____’s accommodations of (insert accommodations implemented) served her well this school year. These changes along with one-on-one weekly learning support attributed greatly to her academic success.
  • With support from school and home, ______will continue to excel well beyond grade-level expectations in the coming year.
  • How wonderful it has been to see _____blossom into an avid reader this school year!
  • _____ 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 the next grade. All the best!
  • Though ____ had a good school year, she would greatly benefit from mastering a few good study skills as these will help her reach her academic goals more smoothly.
  • Please continue to practice basic multiplication facts (or any other area that needs improvement) at least 3 times per week during the summer break.
end of year report card comments
end-of-year report card comments
  • I have no doubt that _____ will meet the expectations of the upcoming grade level.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • I will miss _____’s laughter and kind spirit.
  • According to Fountas and Pinnell Reading Benchmark, _____ 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 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’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.
  • This year, I’ve enjoyed working with _____. He/she will accomplish many great things in the year ahead.
  • I look forward to hearing about the great work that _____ will experience in (insert grade level). I wish him the best of luck.
  • _____’s confidence and enthusiasm have exploded this school year thanks in part to growth mindset activities. She has the strength to push through any obstacle, and that mindset will serve her well next school year.
  • Congratulations to _____! He/she has exceeded academic expectations in all areas. Keep up the fantastic work.
  • _____’s optimistic attitude along with his/her strong work ethic will be the key to continued success next year.
  • I am proud to say that _____is a model citizen who has been a pleasure to teach this year.
  • Though the year started off shaky, it is evident that _____ has matured much and is ready to tackle the expectations of (insert grade level).
  • If _____ remains focused and hard-working, he or she will thrive in (insert grade level) grade.
  • It’s been delightful to teach _____. His/her dedication, motivation, and effort will give him/her continued success in (insert grade level).
  • This school year, _____ mastered (insert specific skill). He has done a fantastic job.
  • I’m especially impressed with _____ steady progress in (insert 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).
  • It has been a pleasure to teach _____; her persistence and work ethic have been well-noted.
  • What an impressive year _____had! Well done!
  • _____ had a great first year at (school’s name). She assimilated well with her new friends, classroom, and teacher.
  • Keep up the good work!
  • 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.
  • _____ has been a joy to teach.  
  • What an absolute pleasure to have taught _____ this school year. Her happy spirit and warm smile will be greatly missed.
  • This school year, _____ progressed well in (insert subject/skill). 
  • _____’s enthusiasm for learning made her a pleasant addition to the class.
  • I’ll sincerely miss _____. It’s been a pleasure to teach him/her.
  • It’s been a pleasure being _____’s teacher.
  • Though I’m excited to see what great things _____ will do next year, I will miss having him/her in my class.
  • It has been a pleasure to have _____ in my class, and I wish her continued success.
  • _____ had a wonderful year. She has grown in so many ways academically; her progress is incredible.
  • I’m proud of _____, and it has been a pleasure to teach him. I wish him all the best in (grade level).
  • To maintain his writing skills, have ____ respond to a few summer writing prompts during the break.

How to Close End-of-Year Report Card Comments

  • With consistent support, ____ will keep progressing in the areas of …
  • _____ is on the right track. I encourage him to keep up the great work.
  • ____ enjoyed much success this school year. I am confident that she will keep striving to do her very best at everything she does.
  • Having ____ in my class was such a joy.
  • Because of her growth mindset, ____ will have success in any class!
how to close end-of-year report card comments
how to close end-of-year report card comments
  • _____ is a fun-spirited student who brought so much joy and kindness to our classroom community.
  • Wishing ____ the best of luck in ____ grade.
  • I am grateful to have had the opportunity to teach and work with____ this school year.
  • Without a doubt, _____ will soar in all her future endeavors!
  • I will miss _____’s smile, laughter, and enthusiasm for learning.

Final Thoughts: Report Card Comments For the End of the Year

To draft report card comments for the end of the school year that are meaningful and positive, then you’ll want to utilize these end-of-year comment examples for your report cards.

This resource of end-of-year report card comments saves time and frustration so that you can end the school year with less stress.