Boone County Grading Policy

Boone County Grade Scale

Boone County uses a standard grading scale to evaluate student performance. The grading scale is as follows:

Letter GradePercentageGrade Point Average (GPA)


To calculate the final grade, assume the following weights: Homework 20%, Quizzes 30%, and Exams 50%.

ComponentPercentageWeightWeighted Score
Final Grade86.4%B

Grading Policy

Middle School and High School:

  • Grades are calculated on a percentage basis.
  • Semester grades are determined by averaging the grades from each quarter.
  • Final exams may account for up to 20% of the semester grade.

Elementary School:

  • Standards-based grading is used, focusing on student proficiency in specific skills.
  • Report cards include detailed feedback on each subject area.


Q1: How are final exams weighted in Boone County high schools?
Final exams can contribute up to 20% of the overall semester grade.

Q2: What is the minimum passing grade in Boone County?
The minimum passing grade is a D, which corresponds to 60-69%.

Q3: Are there any honors or advanced placement (AP) grade adjustments?
Yes, honors and AP classes receive additional weight in GPA calculations, enhancing the GPA for grades earned in these courses.

Q4: How often are report cards issued?
Report cards are issued quarterly, providing regular updates on student progress.

Q5: Where can I find more information on Boone County’s grading policies?
For more details, visit the Boone County Schools website.

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