Adams-Arapahoe 28j Grading Policy

Grade Scale

Adams-Arapahoe 28j utilizes a comprehensive grading scale to assess student performance. The standard grading scale is as follows:

GradePercentage RangeDescription
D60-69%Needs Improvement
FBelow 60%Failing


To illustrate how the final grades are calculated in Adams-Arapahoe 28j, consider the following example:

AssignmentPercentage WeightGrade ReceivedWeighted Grade
Midterm Exam30%75%22.5%
Final Project25%90%22.5%
Final Exam25%80%20%

Final Grade: 82% (B)

Grading Policy

  • Middle School:
  • Focuses on continuous assessment throughout the school year.
  • Emphasizes growth and development in key subjects such as Math, Science, and English.
  • High School:
  • Semester-based grading with a final exam contributing significantly to the final grade.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors classes have weighted grades to reflect their increased difficulty.


1. What is the passing grade in Adams-Arapahoe 28j?

  • A passing grade is typically a D or higher (60% or above).

2. How are final grades calculated?

  • Final grades are calculated based on the weighted average of various assignments, exams, and projects throughout the semester.

3. Are there any weighted grades for advanced classes?

  • Yes, AP and Honors classes have weighted grades, giving extra points for more challenging coursework.

4. What happens if a student fails a class?

  • Students may need to retake the class or attend summer school to make up for the failed credit.

5. Where can I find more information about the grading policy?

6. How often are grades updated?

  • Grades are typically updated on a regular basis, with progress reports issued mid-semester.

7. Can parents access their child’s grades online?

  • Yes, parents can access their child’s grades through the district’s online portal.

Now that you understand Adams-Arapahoe 28j’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!