South Western City Grading Policy

South Western City Grading Scale

South Western City uses a standardized grading scale to evaluate student performance. The scale is as follows:

PercentageLetter GradeGrade Points


To calculate the final grade, consider the following example:

AssessmentWeight (%)Grade (%)Weighted Grade
Midterm Exam20%88%17.6
Final Exam30%92%27.6
Final Grade85.6 (B)

Grading Policy

  • Homework and Classwork: Assignments contribute significantly to the overall grade.
  • Assessments: Includes quizzes, tests, and exams, each with specific weightings.
  • Participation: Some classes may include participation as part of the grade.
  • Middle School: Focus on mastery of core subjects with more frequent assessments.
  • High School: Emphasis on end-of-course exams and cumulative assessments.


  1. What is the grading scale used in South Western City?
    South Western City uses a standard A-F grading scale, where A represents 90-100%, B represents 80-89%, and so on.
  2. How are final grades calculated?
    Final grades are calculated based on the weighted average of various assessments like homework, quizzes, and exams.
  3. Are there different grading policies for middle and high school?
    Yes, middle school focuses more on frequent assessments, while high school emphasizes end-of-course exams.
  4. How is class participation factored into the grades?
    Participation may be included as a portion of the grade depending on the class and teacher.
  5. Where can I find more detailed information on South Western City’s grading policies?
    For more detailed information, please visit the South Western City Student Handbooks.
  6. How can I calculate my final grade?
    Now that you understand the South Western City’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use final grade calculator.

Additional Resources

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