Kent School District Grading Policy

Kent School District Grade Scale

The Kent School District uses a standard letter grading scale for all middle and high schools. The scale is as follows:

Letter GradePercentage RangeGPA Value


To calculate the final grade, consider the following example:

AssignmentPercentageWeightWeighted Score
Homework85%20%0.85 * 20 = 17
Midterm Exam78%30%0.78 * 30 = 23.4
Project92%25%0.92 * 25 = 23
Final Exam88%25%0.88 * 25 = 22

The final grade is 85.4, which corresponds to a B.

Grading Policy

  • High School: Final exams may count for up to 20% of the final grade.
  • Middle School: Emphasis is placed on formative assessments to guide learning progress.
  • Grade Reporting: Report cards are issued quarterly.
  • Retake Policy: Students are allowed to retake assessments to improve their grades under certain conditions.
  • Academic Integrity: Plagiarism and cheating result in a zero for the affected assignment and may involve further disciplinary action.


  1. What grading scale does Kent School District use?
    The district uses a letter grading system from A to F, with corresponding percentage ranges and GPA values.
  2. How are final grades calculated in high school?
    Final grades are calculated based on a weighted average of assignments, projects, and exams, with final exams potentially accounting for up to 20% of the grade.
  3. Can middle school students retake tests?
    Yes, middle school students are allowed to retake tests under certain conditions to improve their grades.
  4. When are report cards issued?
    Report cards are issued quarterly, at the end of each grading period.
  5. What happens if a student is caught cheating?
    Cheating results in a zero for the affected assignment and may involve further disciplinary action.
  6. How can I calculate my final grade?
    Use our Final Grade Calculator to easily determine your final grade based on your scores.
  7. Where can I find more information about the grading policy?
    For more details, visit the Kent School District website.

Now that you understand the Kent School District’s grading policy, calculate your final grade with our easy-to-use grade calculator or final grade calculator!