San Bernardino Unified Grading Policy

San Bernardino Unified Grade Scale

San Bernardino Unified School District uses a standard grading scale to evaluate student performance. The scale is as follows:

D60-69%Needs Improvement


To help illustrate how grades are calculated, here’s an example:

Final Grade Calculation

AssignmentWeightScoreWeighted Score
Midterm Exam25%8020
Final Exam25%7017.5

Final Grade: B

Grading Policy

  • Elementary School: Uses a standards-based grading system to assess student proficiency in various subjects.
  • Middle School: Grades are based on a combination of tests, quizzes, homework, and class participation.
  • High School: Implements a cumulative grading system, considering all assignments, tests, and participation throughout the semester.
  • Late Work Policy: Deductions are made for late submissions unless prior arrangements are made with the teacher.
  • Attendance: Regular attendance is crucial and impacts the student’s grades.


What is the grading scale for San Bernardino Unified?

    • The grading scale ranges from A (90-100%) to F (0-59%).

    How are grades calculated?

      • Grades are calculated based on a weighted system where different assignments and exams contribute to the final grade.

      Can I submit late work?

        • Yes, but there may be deductions unless prior arrangements are made with the teacher.

        How does attendance affect my grade?

          • Regular attendance is important and can impact your overall grade.

          Where can I find more information about the grading policy?

            Now that you understand the San Bernardino Unified School District’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!