Salt Lake District Grading Policy

Salt Lake District Grade Scale

Salt Lake District uses a standard grading scale to evaluate student performance. Below is the detailed grading scale:

Letter GradePercentageDescription
A-90-92%Very Good
B83-86%Above Average
C-70-72%Needs Improvement
D63-66%Very Poor
D-60-62%Minimal Passing


To illustrate how the final grade is calculated using the Salt Lake District grading scale, consider the following example:

AssignmentWeightScoreWeighted Score
Midterm Exam30%7823.4
Final Exam50%9045

Final Grade: B

Grading Policy

  • Middle School: Standards-based grading is often used, where students are evaluated on their proficiency in specific skills and knowledge areas.
  • High School: Traditional letter grading is used, with GPA calculations based on the standard grading scale.
  • Make-up Work: Students are allowed to make up work missed due to excused absences.
  • Late Work: Policies vary by teacher, but generally, there are penalties for late submissions.


  1. What grading scale does Salt Lake District use?
    Salt Lake District uses a traditional A-F grading scale with plus and minus distinctions.
  2. How is my GPA calculated?
    GPA is calculated based on the weighted scores of your assignments and exams, following the district’s grading scale.
  3. Can I make up work I missed?
    Yes, students can make up work for excused absences. Check with your teacher for specific guidelines.
  4. What happens if I submit an assignment late?
    Late submissions may incur penalties. The specific policy varies by teacher.
  5. How are middle school grades different from high school grades?
    Middle schools may use standards-based grading, whereas high schools use a traditional letter grading system.
  6. Where can I find more information about the grading policy?
    For more detailed information, visit the Salt Lake District website.
  7. How do I calculate my final grade?
    Now that you understand the Salt Lake District’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use Grade Calculator or Final Grade Calculator!