Alief ISD Grading Policy

Alief ISD Grade Scale

Alief ISD uses a standard grading scale to assess student performance. The grading scale is as follows:

FBelow 70%


To calculate the final grade in Alief ISD, let’s use an example. Suppose a student’s grades are as follows:

AssignmentPercentage WeightGrade (%)
Midterm Exam30%92
Final Exam40%88

Final Grade Calculation:

Final Grade = (85 * 0.10) + (78 * 0.20) + (92 * 0.30) + (88 * 0.40) = 88

Final Grade: 88 (B)

Grading Policy

  • Homework: Counts for 10% of the final grade.
  • Quizzes: Contribute 20% to the final grade.
  • Midterm Exam: Accounts for 30% of the final grade.
  • Final Exam: Represents 40% of the final grade.
  • Late Work: May receive reduced credit.
  • Makeup Work: Allowed within a specific timeframe.


Q1: How is the final grade calculated in Alief ISD?
A: The final grade is a weighted average of various components like homework, quizzes, midterm, and final exams. For details, refer to the Alief ISD grading scale.

Q2: What happens if a student submits late work?
A: Late work may receive reduced credit, depending on the teacher’s policy.

Q3: Can students make up missed assignments or exams?
A: Yes, makeup work is allowed within a specified timeframe as per the district’s policy.

Q4: How are grades for middle school and high school different in Alief ISD?
A: The grading scale is consistent across all levels, but the weight of assignments may vary.

Q5: Where can I find more information about Alief ISD’s grading policy?
A: More information is available on the Alief ISD website.

Q6: How are advanced placement (AP) courses graded?
A: AP courses follow the same grading scale but may have different weighting for assignments.

Q7: What tools can help me calculate my grades?
A: Now that you understand Alief ISD’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator.