Glendale Unified Grading Policy

Glendale Unified Grade Scale

Glendale Unified uses a standard A-F grading scale for middle and high schools:

Letter GradePercentage RangeGPA Value


To calculate a final grade, assume a student has the following percentages:

Using Glendale Unified’s weighting system:

ComponentWeightPercentageWeighted Score
Total100%86.6% (B)

Grading Policy

  • Homework and Classwork: Contribute significantly to the overall grade.
  • Tests and Quizzes: Regular assessments are conducted.
  • Final Exams: Typically hold more weight in high school.
  • Participation: May be factored into the grade.
  • Extra Credit: Available at teacher discretion.


1. What grading scale does Glendale Unified use?
Glendale Unified uses a standard A-F grading scale with specific GPA values assigned to each grade.

2. How are final grades calculated?
Final grades are calculated based on weighted averages of different components like homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals.

3. Are there any opportunities for extra credit?
Yes, extra credit opportunities are available at the discretion of individual teachers.

4. What is the minimum passing grade?
The minimum passing grade in Glendale Unified is a D (60%).

5. How is class participation factored into grades?
Class participation may be included as a component of the overall grade, varying by teacher.

For more information, visit the Glendale Unified grading policies page.

Now that you understand Glendale Unified’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!