Lawton Public Schools Grading Policy

Lawton Grade Scale

Lawton Public Schools use a standard grading scale to ensure consistency across all schools. The grading scale is as follows:

GradePercentage RangeGPA Value


Here’s how you can calculate your final grade based on the Lawton Public Schools grading scale:

AssignmentPercentage WeightGrade (%)Weighted Grade (%)
Midterm Exam30%7823.4
Final Project20%9218.4
Final Exam30%8826.4

Final Grade: B (85.2%)

Grading Policy

Lawton Public Schools have additional grading policies to ensure fairness and clarity:

  • Middle School: Emphasis on formative assessments and participation.
  • High School: Inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses with weighted GPA.

Other key policies:

  • Regular progress reports.
  • Opportunities for extra credit.
  • Clear communication of grading criteria at the start of each course.


1. How are grades calculated in Lawton Public Schools?
Grades are calculated based on a combination of homework, exams, projects, and participation, weighted according to the syllabus provided by the teacher.

2. Can students retake exams to improve their grades?
Yes, retake policies vary by course, but generally, students are allowed to retake exams under specific conditions outlined by their teachers.

3. How does the weighted GPA system work for AP and Honors courses?
AP and Honors courses are weighted more heavily in GPA calculations, meaning an A in these courses will have a higher GPA value than an A in regular courses.

4. Are there opportunities for extra credit?
Yes, teachers may offer extra credit assignments to help students improve their grades.

5. What is the policy for late assignments?
Late assignments may be accepted with a penalty, depending on the teacher’s policy. It is important to communicate with the teacher regarding any delays.

6. How often are progress reports issued?
Progress reports are issued every six weeks to keep parents and students informed about academic performance.

7. Where can I find more detailed information about grading policies?
For more detailed information, please visit the Lawton Public Schools Accountability and Assessment page.

Now that you understand Lawton’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use Grade Calculator or Final Grade Calculator!