- a written report containing an evaluation of a pupil's scholarship and behavior, sent periodically to the pupil's parents or guardian, usually on a card containing marks and comments together with a record of attendance.
- a history or record of performance or accomplishment as adjudged by others: The administration has a good report card on farm policy.
Origin of report card
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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