**Grading Scale**

(A) 90-100

(B) 80-89

(C) 70-79

(D) 65-69

(F) Below 65

**Grading Policy**

- Minimum of eight daily grades in each subject each nine weeks.
- Minimum of four test grades in each subject each nine weeks.
- One nine weeks exam shall be given each nine weeks.
- In computing nine weeks averages, daily grades will count 35%, test grades will count 50%, and the nine weeks exam will count 15%.
- The semester average will be the average of the two nine weeks average.
- The yearly average will be the average of the two semester averages.

**Grades 9-12 (4×4 Block Schedule Courses)**

- Minimum of eight (8) daily grades in each subject each nine (9) weeks within the block course (full credit courses and half (½) credit courses).
- Minimum of four (4) test grades in each subject each nine (9) weeks within the block course (full credit courses and half (½) credit courses).
- One (1) nine (9) weeks exam shall be given each nine (9) weeks. For a full credit block course, this will be considered a Mid-Term and a Final. The Mid-Term assessment shall cover content presented during the first nine (9) weeks of the block. The Final assessment shall cover content presented during the second nine (9) weeks of the block.
- In computing nine (9) weeks averages for half (½) credit block courses, daily grades will count 35%, test grades will count 50%, and the nine (9) weeks exam will count 15%. This will be the yearly grade average for the course.
- The end-of-course average for a full credit block course will be the average of the two nine (9) weeks averages.
- Each student must meet End-of-Course state testing requirements in Algebra I, Biology I, English II, and U.S. History from 1877 for graduation.
- Grades must be entered into the computer system on a weekly basis.
- No nine-week average shall be greater that 100.
- State Board Policy 3804: Beginning with school year 2018-2019, all students enrolled in an end-of-year course SATP test course for the first time must participate in the assessment in order to earn the Carnegie Unit. The assessment score will constitute 25% of the student’s final grade in the course. (Scale scores will be converted to 100-point scale for averaging purposes)

* Taken from the Tishomingo County School District 2016/2017 Student Handbook.