Clovis Unified Grading Policy

Clovis Unified Grade Scale

Clovis Unified School District uses a standardized grading scale to assess student performance. Below is the detailed grading scale:



To understand how final grades are calculated, consider the following example:

AssignmentWeightScoreWeighted Score
Midterm Exam30%7823.4
Final Exam50%9246

Final Grade: B

Grading Policy

Clovis Unified has specific policies in place to ensure fair and consistent grading:

  • Middle School Policy: Grades are based on a combination of classwork, homework, and exams. Extra credit opportunities may be available.
  • High School Policy: Grades are determined by performance in assessments, projects, and participation. Advanced Placement (AP) courses have weighted grades.


Q1: How is the final grade calculated in Clovis Unified?
A1: Final grades are calculated using a weighted average of various assessments, including homework, midterms, and final exams. For detailed calculations, refer to the example above.

Q2: Are there any differences in grading policies between middle and high school?
A2: Yes, middle school grades are primarily based on classwork, homework, and exams, while high school grades include assessments, projects, and participation, with AP courses having weighted grades.

Q3: Can students earn extra credit in Clovis Unified?
A3: Yes, extra credit opportunities may be available, particularly in middle school. Check with individual teachers for specific policies.

Q4: How are AP course grades weighted in Clovis Unified?
A4: AP course grades are weighted to reflect the increased difficulty. An A in an AP course typically earns a higher grade point average (GPA) than a regular course.

Q5: Where can I find more information about Clovis Unified’s grading policy?
A5: More detailed information can be found on the Clovis Unified website here.

Q6: What happens if a student fails a course in Clovis Unified?
A6: If a student fails a course, they may need to retake it or attend summer school to recover the credits.

Q7: Are there resources to help calculate my grade?
A7: Yes, now that you understand Clovis Unified’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator.

Feel free to use these tools to assist in your academic planning and performance evaluation.