Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being without grade levels: a nongraded elementary school.
  • adj. Consisting of particles of essentially the same size, as soil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not graded.

Etymologies

non- +‎ graded (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Halo Dolly has won five straight races including two nongraded stakes but faces a field that includes Grade 1 winners Plum Pretty, It's Tricky and Buster's Ready.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • The commission's report outlines five policy recommendations, including the new school districts, but also including these: new standards to measure achievement better; a nongraded system that would allow students to advance, not grade by grade, but individual by individual as they learn; better teachers and teaching standards.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Optional Program: Montessori/Technology - A modified Montessori school, Double Tree offers concepts like multi-age grouping, nongraded work, and individualized instruction in grades K-3.

    Memphis Flyer

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