Escambia Grading Policy

Escambia Grade Scale

Escambia County’s grading scale is structured to assess students’ performance accurately and consistently. Below is the detailed grading scale used across the district:

GradePercentage RangeDescription
D60-69Needs Improvement


To calculate the final grade, Escambia uses a weighted average of various assessments. Here’s an example:

Assessment TypeWeightStudent ScoreWeighted Score
Midterm Exam25%7518.75
Final Exam25%8020

Final Grade: 82.75 (B)

Grading Policy

Escambia’s grading policy includes several key points:

  • Middle and high school students are assessed using the same percentage-based grading scale.
  • Grades are updated regularly and can be accessed by parents and students through the district’s online portal.
  • Progress reports are issued midway through each grading period.
  • Final exams for high school students count for a significant portion of the final grade, typically 25%.


1. How often are grades updated in Escambia County Schools?
Grades are updated regularly and can be accessed through the district’s online portal.

2. What percentage of the final grade do final exams constitute for high school students?
Final exams typically account for 25% of the final grade for high school students.

3. How can parents and students access grades and progress reports?
Grades and progress reports can be accessed via the district’s online portal.

4. Are there any grade-specific policies for middle school students?
Middle school students follow the same grading scale as high school students, but specific assessment weights may vary.

5. What should a student do if they believe there is an error in their grade?
Students should first discuss the issue with their teacher. If unresolved, they can escalate it to the school administration.

6. How are incomplete grades handled?
Incomplete grades must be resolved within a specified timeframe, typically by the end of the following grading period.

7. Where can I find more information about Escambia’s grading policies?
For more detailed information, visit the Escambia County School District’s website.

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