High School Grading and GPA

2016-04-12 09.16.00 (2)In 2014, the State Board of Education approved the standard 10-point grading scale. Grades, as well as quality point calculations, will be applied as follows:

  • A 90-10
  • B: 80-89
  • C: 70-79
  • D: 60-69
  • F: ≤ 59

 

 

Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed as follows on a 4.0 scale:

Quality Points

  • Standard Courses: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1 and F=0
  • Honors Courses (all core courses): A=4.5, B=3.5, C=2.5, D=1.5 and F=0
  • AP Courses (offered as elective courses): A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 and F=0
  • Additional quality points are considered in weighted GPA

GPA Calculation

  • Weighted GPA: calculated by totaling the number of weighted quality points for each class and dividing this number by the total number of credits.
  • Unweighted GPA: calculated by totaling the number of quality points (excluding honors or AP quality points) and dividing by the total number of credits.