Yonkers School District Grading Policy

Yonkers School District Grade Scale

The Yonkers School District uses a numerical grading system to assess student performance. The following table illustrates the grade scale:

Numerical GradeLetter GradeGPA Equivalent
Below 65F0.0


Here’s an example of how final grades are calculated in the Yonkers School District. Consider a student’s performance across four quarters:


Final Grade Calculation:
Final Grade = (85 + 90 + 78 + 88) / 4 = 85.25

Final Grade: 85.25 (B)

Grading Policy

  • Middle School and High School Levels: The same grading scale applies across all levels, ensuring consistency.
  • Honor Roll: Students with a GPA of 3.5 and above are recognized on the Honor Roll.
  • Promotion Requirements: Students must achieve a minimum of 65 in core subjects to be promoted to the next grade level.
  • Grade Appeals: Students and parents can appeal final grades within two weeks of issuance.


1. How are grades calculated in the Yonkers School District?
Grades are calculated based on a numerical scale. Each quarter’s grade contributes equally to the final grade.

2. What is the minimum passing grade in Yonkers School District?
The minimum passing grade is 65.

3. How can students qualify for the Honor Roll?
Students need to achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher to be placed on the Honor Roll.

4. Are there any specific requirements for middle school promotion?
Yes, middle school students must pass core subjects with at least a 65 to be promoted.

5. Can students appeal their grades?
Yes, grade appeals can be made within two weeks of the final grade issuance.

6. Is the grading policy consistent across all schools in the district?
Yes, the grading policy is standardized across all schools in the Yonkers School District.

7. Where can I find more information about Yonkers School District’s grading policy?
For more information, visit the Yonkers Public Schools Grading Policy.

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