Clay Grading Policy

Clay Grade Scale

Clay School District uses a standard letter grading scale to evaluate student performance. Here is the detailed breakdown:

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


To calculate the final grade, use the following example:

AssignmentWeight (%)Score (%)Weighted Score
Homework20%85%0.20 * 85 = 17
Midterm Exam30%78%0.30 * 78 = 23.4
Final Project25%92%0.25 * 92 = 23
Final Exam25%88%0.25 * 88 = 22

Total Weighted Score = 17 + 23.4 + 23 + 22 = 85.4 (B)

Grading Policy

Middle School Grading: The middle school grading policy aligns with the general grading scale but includes additional considerations for effort and participation.

High School Grading: High school students are graded strictly based on their academic performance as outlined in the grading scale.

Additional Policies:

  • Late work is accepted with a penalty of 10% per day.
  • Opportunities for extra credit are available at the discretion of the teacher.
  • Grade appeals must be submitted within two weeks of receiving the grade.


  1. How is my final grade calculated in Clay School District?
    Your final grade is calculated using a weighted average of your scores on assignments, projects, and exams.
  2. Can I submit late work?
    Yes, late work is accepted but will incur a penalty of 10% per day.
  3. Are there opportunities for extra credit?
    Yes, extra credit opportunities are available at the teacher’s discretion.
  4. What should I do if I disagree with a grade I received?
    Grade appeals must be submitted within two weeks of receiving the grade. Contact your teacher for the appeal process.
  5. Where can I find more information about the grading policy?
    For more details, please visit the Clay School District website.

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