St Tammany Parish Grading Policy

St Tammany Parish Grade Scale

St Tammany Parish uses a standard grading scale for evaluating student performance. Here is the detailed breakdown:

GradePercentage RangeDescription
A93 – 100Excellent
B85 – 92Good
C75 – 84Satisfactory
D67 – 74Needs Improvement
F0 – 66Unsatisfactory


To illustrate how the final grades are calculated using St Tammany Parish’s grading scale, here is an example:

Midterm Exam78%30%
Final Exam88%30%
Final Grade85.4%

Final Grade: 85.4% (B)

Grading Policy

  • Middle School: Emphasis on continuous assessment throughout the year.
  • High School: Final exams play a significant role in determining the semester grade.
  • Attendance: Attendance impacts grades, with specific thresholds for excused and unexcused absences.
  • Late Work: Policies for late submissions vary by teacher but generally involve grade penalties.
  • Extra Credit: Opportunities for extra credit are at the discretion of the teacher.


What is the passing grade in St Tammany Parish?

    • A passing grade is D, which corresponds to 67-74%.

    How is the final grade calculated?

      • The final grade is calculated using a weighted average of all assignments, projects, and exams throughout the semester.

      Are there opportunities for extra credit?

        • Yes, extra credit opportunities are available at the discretion of individual teachers.

        How does attendance affect my grade?

          • Attendance is crucial. Excessive unexcused absences can result in a lower grade or failure of the course.

          Can I appeal my grade?

            • Yes, students can appeal their grades through a formal process involving their teacher and school administration.

            For more detailed information, visit the St Tammany Parish Schools website.

            Now that you understand St Tammany Parish’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use Grade Calculator or Final Grade Calculator!