Bossier Parish School District Grading Policy

Bossier Parish Grade Scale

Bossier Parish School District uses a standardized grading scale to evaluate student performance. The grading scale is as follows:

Letter GradePercentage RangeDescription
A100 – 93Excellent
B92 – 85Good
C84 – 75Satisfactory
D74 – 67Needs Improvement
F66 – 0Failing


To calculate the final grade, consider a student’s performance in various assessments throughout the semester. Here’s an example:

AssessmentWeightStudent ScoreWeighted Score
Midterm Exam25%7819.5
Final Exam25%8822

The student’s final grade is 85, which corresponds to a B.

Grading Policy

  • Elementary School: Standards-based grading is used to assess student proficiency in each subject area.
  • Middle School and High School: The traditional A-F grading scale is used.
  • Progress Reports: Issued midway through each grading period.
  • Report Cards: Distributed at the end of each grading period.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: Weighted grading scale may apply.


1. How often are report cards issued in Bossier Parish School District?
Report cards are issued at the end of each grading period, typically every nine weeks.

2. What is the grading scale for Advanced Placement (AP) courses?
AP courses in Bossier Parish may use a weighted grading scale to reflect the increased difficulty of the coursework.

3. How can I check my child’s grades?
Parents and students can check grades through the Bossier Parish Schools’ online portal. Visit the Bossier Parish Schools website for more information.

4. Are there any retake policies for quizzes and exams?
Retake policies vary by school and teacher. It’s best to consult with the specific school or teacher for details.

5. How are grades for students with special needs evaluated?
Grades for students with special needs are determined based on individualized education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student’s unique requirements.

6. What happens if my child fails a course?
If a student fails a course, they may be required to attend summer school or retake the course during the next school year.

7. How are final grades calculated?
Final grades are calculated based on the weighted scores of various assessments, such as homework, quizzes, midterm exams, and final exams.

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