Springfield R XII Grading Policy

Springfield R XII Grade Scale

Springfield R XII utilizes a standardized grading scale to ensure consistency and fairness across all schools in the district. The grading scale is as follows:

GradePercentage RangeGrade Points


To calculate a final grade in Springfield R XII, follow this example using the district’s grading scale:

AssignmentWeight (%)Grade (%)Weighted Grade
Final Exam25%80%20%

Final Grade: B (82.75%)

Grading Policy

  • Elementary School: Standards-based grading is used, focusing on students’ mastery of specific skills.
  • Middle School: Letter grades are assigned based on percentage scores.
  • High School: GPA is calculated using the grade points associated with each letter grade.

Other key grading policies include:

  • Late Work: Reduced credit for late submissions.
  • Make-Up Work: Allowed for excused absences with a time limit for submission.
  • Extra Credit: Available at the teacher’s discretion.


1. How is GPA calculated in Springfield R XII?
GPA is calculated by assigning grade points to each letter grade, then averaging these points.

2. What is the policy on late work?
Late work is accepted with a reduced credit policy, typically decreasing by a certain percentage for each day late.

3. Can students redo assignments for a better grade?
Redoing assignments is allowed in certain cases, primarily for formative assessments and with teacher approval.

4. How are grades weighted in high school?
Grades are weighted by category, such as homework, quizzes, midterms, and final exams, each contributing a specific percentage to the final grade.

5. Is there extra credit available?
Yes, extra credit opportunities are available at the discretion of the teacher and vary by course.

6. What happens if a student is absent on a test day?
Students with excused absences can make up tests within a specified time frame without penalty.

7. Where can I find more information on Springfield R XII’s grading policies?
For more details, visit the Springfield R XII website.

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