Calcasieu Parish Grading Policy

Calcasieu Parish Grade Scale

Calcasieu Parish uses the following grading scale for student assessments:

GradePercentage Range

The grading scale applies to all middle and high school students within the district.


To calculate a final grade, consider the following example:

AssignmentPercentage WeightGrade ReceivedWeighted Grade
Homework10%85 (B)8.5
Quizzes20%90 (A)18
Midterm Exam30%78 (C)23.4
Final Exam40%82 (B)32.8
Total100%82.7 (B)

Final Grade: 82.7 (B)

Grading Policy

  • Progress Reports: Issued every mid-quarter.
  • Report Cards: Distributed quarterly.
  • Make-up Work: Students are allowed to complete missed assignments due to absences.
  • Honors Courses: Weighted grading scale applies, with an additional point added for each grade.


1. What is the grading scale for middle and high school students in Calcasieu Parish?
Calcasieu Parish uses a standard grading scale: A (93-100), B (85-92), C (75-84), D (67-74), F (0-66).

2. How often are progress reports and report cards issued?
Progress reports are issued every mid-quarter, and report cards are distributed quarterly.

3. Are students allowed to make up missed work?
Yes, students can complete missed assignments due to absences.

4. Is there a weighted grading scale for honors courses?
Yes, an additional point is added for each grade in honors courses.

5. Where can I find more information about the grading policies?
For more detailed information, visit the Calcasieu Parish website.

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