Olathe School District Grading Policy

Olathe Grade Scale

The Olathe School District uses the following grading scale to evaluate student performance:

GradePercentage RangeGPA Value
FBelow 60%0.0


To calculate a final grade in Olathe School District, consider the following example:

Assuming the weights are:

  • Tests: 40%
  • Homework: 20%
  • Final Exam: 40%

The final grade calculation would be:

  • Test Average: (85 + 90) / 2 = 87.5
  • Weighted Test Average: 87.5 * 0.4 = 35
  • Weighted Homework: 80 * 0.2 = 16
  • Weighted Final Exam: 92 * 0.4 = 36.8

Final Grade: 35 + 16 + 36.8 = 87.8% (B)

Grading Policy

  • Late Work: Students are allowed to submit late work for partial credit.
  • Retakes: Students can retake assessments to improve their scores.
  • Middle School Policy: Homework counts for 10% of the final grade.
  • High School Policy: Exams count for 20% of the final grade.


1. What is the passing grade in Olathe School District?
A passing grade is a D, which is 60% or higher.

2. Can students retake tests?
Yes, students are allowed to retake tests to improve their scores.

3. How is the GPA calculated?
The GPA is calculated based on the grades received, with each grade assigned a GPA value (A = 4.0, B = 3.0, etc.).

4. Are there weighted grades for advanced courses?
Yes, advanced courses may have weighted grades to reflect the increased difficulty.

5. How much does homework count towards the final grade in middle school?
Homework counts for 10% of the final grade in middle school.

6. How are final exams weighted in high school?
Final exams are weighted at 20% of the final grade in high school.

7. Where can I find more information about Olathe’s grading policy?
For more details, visit the Olathe School District website.

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