Johnston County Schools Grading Policy

Johnston County Schools Grade Scale

Johnston County Schools uses a standard grading scale to evaluate student performance:

GradePercentageGPA Value
FBelow 60%0.0


To calculate the final grade, the following example uses the Johnston County Schools grading scale:

Midterm Exam78%30%
Final Project92%25%
Final Exam88%25%

Final Grade Calculation:
Final Grade = (85% * 0.20) + (78% * 0.30) + (92% * 0.25) + (88% * 0.25) = 85.65%

Grading Policy

Johnston County Schools also has specific grading policies:

Middle School:

  • Emphasis on formative assessments.
  • Regular progress reports.

High School:

  • Final exams are mandatory.
  • Weighted GPA for honors and AP courses.
  • Attendance can impact grades.


1. How often are progress reports issued in Johnston County Schools?
Progress reports are issued every nine weeks for all grade levels.

2. What is the policy for retaking tests or assignments?
Students are allowed to retake tests or assignments within a specified period, with the higher grade being recorded.

3. How does attendance affect my grade in high school?
High school students must maintain a minimum attendance rate; excessive absences can negatively impact final grades.

4. Are there weighted GPAs for advanced courses?
Yes, honors and AP courses have weighted GPAs, which can boost overall GPA.

5. How are grades calculated for students with special needs?
Grades for students with special needs are tailored based on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).

For more detailed information, please visit the Johnston County Schools website.

Now that you understand the Johnston County Schools’ grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!