Rockwood R VI Grading Policy

Rockwood R VI Grade Scale

The Rockwood R VI grading scale is designed to provide a clear and standardized assessment of student performance. The scale is as follows:

GradePercentage RangeDescription
D60-69%Below Average


To calculate the final grade, use the following formula based on the district’s grading scale:

  1. Determine the percentage for each component:
  • Homework: 25%
  • Quizzes: 25%
  • Midterm Exam: 20%
  • Final Exam: 30%
  1. Calculate the weighted score for each component: Component Percentage Weight Weighted Score Homework 85% 25% 21.25% Quizzes 90% 25% 22.50% Midterm Exam 78% 20% 15.60% Final Exam 88% 30% 26.40%
  2. Add the weighted scores to get the final grade: Final Grade: 21.25% + 22.50% + 15.60% + 26.40% = 85.75% Final Grade: B

Grading Policy

Rockwood R VI’s grading policy includes several key components to ensure fairness and consistency:

  • Homework and Assignments: Regular homework and assignments are crucial for reinforcing classroom learning. These typically account for a significant portion of the overall grade.
  • Quizzes and Tests: Frequent quizzes and tests are conducted to assess students’ understanding of the material.
  • Exams: Midterm and final exams are weighted more heavily and are critical in the final grade calculation.
  • Participation: Classroom participation can also influence the final grade, encouraging active engagement in learning activities.


  1. What is the grading scale used in Rockwood R VI?
    Rockwood R VI uses a standard A-F grading scale, with A representing excellent performance and F indicating failing.
  2. How are final grades calculated?
    Final grades are calculated by weighing various components such as homework, quizzes, midterm exams, and final exams. For example, if homework accounts for 25% of the grade, and the student scores 85%, the weighted score is 21.25%.
  3. Is class participation considered in the grading?
    Yes, class participation is an important part of the overall grade and encourages active engagement in the classroom.
  4. Where can I find more detailed information about the grading policy?
    Detailed information about the grading policy can be found in the Marquette Student Handbook on the Rockwood R VI website.
  5. Are there different grading policies for middle school and high school?
    The core grading policies are consistent across all grades, but specific criteria and weightings may vary slightly between middle school and high school.

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