Rubrics - SFUSD Mathematics - Home Rubrics are a tool for evaluating student work. There are two main types of rubrics: holistic (a rubric that provides one overall score) and analytic (a rubric that provides scores for different categories). Most of the rubrics in the SFUSD Math Core Curriculum are 4-point holistic rubrics. A rubric is often used in conjunction with an answer key.[PDF] Consider the Following When Using The High School Math High School Math Communication Rubric Mathematics Communication GRC at the high school to level addresses a student’s ability explain, construct and critique mathematical reasoning using precise and accurate mathematical language.