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2012 Florida Statutes

SECTION 437
Middle and high school grading system.
F.S. 1003.437
1003.437 Middle and high school grading system.The grading system and interpretation of letter grades used to measure student success in grade 6 through grade 12 courses for students in public schools shall be as follows:
(1) Grade “A” equals 90 percent through 100 percent, has a grade point average value of 4, and is defined as “outstanding progress.”
(2) Grade “B” equals 80 percent through 89 percent, has a grade point average value of 3, and is defined as “above average progress.”
(3) Grade “C” equals 70 percent through 79 percent, has a grade point average value of 2, and is defined as “average progress.”
(4) Grade “D” equals 60 percent through 69 percent, has a grade point average value of 1, and is defined as “lowest acceptable progress.”
(5) Grade “F” equals zero percent through 59 percent, has a grade point average value of zero, and is defined as “failure.”
(6) Grade “I” equals zero percent, has a grade point average value of zero, and is defined as “incomplete.”

For the purposes of class ranking, district school boards may exercise a weighted grading system pursuant to s. 1007.271.

History.s. 135, ch. 2002-387; s. 25, ch. 2006-74; s. 12, ch. 2012-191.