Fayette County Grading Policy

Fayette County Grade Scale

Fayette County Public Schools use a standard grading scale to evaluate student performance:

GradePercentageGPA Equivalent
FBelow 60%0.0


To calculate a final grade using Fayette County’s grading scale, consider the following example:

AssignmentWeightScoreWeighted 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

Final Grade: B

Grading Policy

Middle School Grading Policy: Middle school students follow a similar grading scale with continuous assessments throughout the semester.

High School Grading Policy: High school grading includes additional weight for Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses:

  • AP courses add 1.0 GPA point.
  • Honors courses add 0.5 GPA point.

Retake Policy: Students are allowed to retake assessments under certain conditions to improve their grades.

Late Work Policy: Late submissions may receive reduced credit depending on the timeliness and teacher’s discretion.


Q: What grading scale is used by Fayette County Public Schools?
A: Fayette County Public Schools use a standard A-F grading scale with corresponding GPA equivalents.

Q: How are AP and Honors courses weighted in high school?
A: AP courses add 1.0 GPA point, and Honors courses add 0.5 GPA point to the standard GPA calculation.

Q: Can students retake assessments?
A: Yes, students may retake assessments to improve their grades under specific conditions set by the school.

Q: What is the policy on late work submissions?
A: Late work may receive reduced credit based on the submission time and teacher’s discretion.

Q: How can I calculate my final grade?
A: Use the grade calculator to determine your final grade based on your assignment scores and their weights.

For more information, visit the Fayette County Public Schools website.

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