Indian River Grading Policy

Indian River Grade Scale

Indian River School District utilizes a standardized grading scale to ensure consistency across all grade levels. Here is a detailed breakdown of the grading scale used:

Letter GradePercentage RangeGPA Equivalent


To illustrate how the final grades are calculated, consider the following example for a high school student:

AssignmentWeightGrade (%)Weighted Grade (%)
Mid-term Exam30%78%23.4%
Final Exam50%92%46%
Final Grade86.4%

The final grade of 86.4% corresponds to a ‘B’ according to the grading scale.

Grading Policy

  • Middle School Grading: Middle school students are graded on the same scale as high school students.
  • High School Grading: High school grading includes weighted categories such as homework, exams, and projects.
  • Progress Reports: Progress reports are issued quarterly to provide updates on student performance.
  • Grade Appeals: Students and parents can appeal grades through a formal process if discrepancies are found.


Q1: How often are report cards issued in Indian River School District?
A1: Report cards are issued four times a year, at the end of each quarter.

Q2: What is the policy for retaking exams or assignments?
A2: Students may retake exams or assignments within a specific timeframe as outlined by the teacher, typically within two weeks.

Q3: How can parents access their child’s grades online?
A3: Parents can access grades through the district’s online portal, available on the Indian River School District website.

Q4: Are there honors or advanced placement classes, and how are they graded?
A4: Yes, honors and AP classes are available and follow the same grading scale but may have additional weighted GPA points.

Q5: What happens if a student fails a class?
A5: If a student fails a class, they may be required to attend summer school or retake the class the following year.

Q6: How are grades for group projects determined?
A6: Grades for group projects are typically a combination of individual and group performance as determined by the teacher.

Q7: Where can I find more detailed information about grading policies?
A7: More detailed information is available on the Indian River School District website.

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