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GPA

= Grade Point Average

 

  • Average of your grades from each class in number

A+ = 4.0           A = 4.0           A- = 3.7

B+ = 3.3           B = 3.0            B- = 2.7

C+ = 2.3           C = 2.0           C- = 1.7

D+ = 1.3           D = 1.0            D- = 0.7

F = 0.0

  • Objective way to show how student you are
  • One of the important factors in college application

 

GPA Calculation

  1. Write out your grades into numbers using the chart above
  2. Add up the numbers for all the classes you took
  3. Divide the total number by 7 (number of classes you took)

Ex)

English                                        B    =   3.0

Algebra                                      C-   =   1.7

Geography                                  A    =   4.0

Environmental Foundations          B+  =   3.3

Fitness for Life                            C    =   2.0

Introduction to Art                      B-   =   2.7

Music Exploration                       D+  =   1.3

3.0 + 1.7 + 4.0 + 3.3 + 2.0 + 2.7 + 1.3 = 18

 18 / 7 (# of classes) = 2.57 -- GPA