Spring Branch ISD Grading Policy

Spring Branch ISD Grade Scale

Spring Branch ISD utilizes a standardized grading scale to ensure consistency and fairness in assessing student performance. The grading scale is as follows:

GradePercentage RangeGrade Points


To better understand how final grades are calculated, consider the following example:

AssignmentWeight (%)Score (%)Weighted Score
Homework20%85%0.20 * 85 = 17
Quizzes30%90%0.30 * 90 = 27
Midterm Exam25%78%0.25 * 78 = 19.5
Final Exam25%88%0.25 * 88 = 22

Final Grade Calculation: 17 + 27 + 19.5 + 22 = 85.5% (B)

Grading Policy

  • High School: Students must maintain a minimum average of 70 in each course to earn credit.
  • Middle School: Grading periods are nine weeks long, and students receive progress reports every three weeks.
  • Retakes: Students may retake assessments for a better grade, with certain conditions.
  • Late Work: Penalties apply for late submissions, but students have opportunities to complete assignments.


Q: How often are progress reports issued in Spring Branch ISD?
A: Progress reports are issued every three weeks during each nine-week grading period.

Q: Can students retake assessments to improve their grades?
A: Yes, students can retake assessments under specific conditions to improve their grades.

Q: What is the minimum grade required to pass a course in high school?
A: Students must achieve at least a 70% average to pass a course and earn credit.

Q: Are there penalties for late work submissions?
A: Yes, there are penalties for late submissions, but students are encouraged to complete their assignments.

Q: Where can I find more information about Spring Branch ISD’s grading policy?
A: For more details, please visit the Spring Branch ISD Grading Expectations page.

Now that you understand the Spring Branch ISD grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!