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how to convert number grade to letter grade

ido.potterido.potter Posts: 348Registered User Member
edited October 2009 in College Admissions
So in my country we have the following grades scale
* 10 or 95-100 = (excellent)
* 9 or 85-94 = (very good)
* 8 or 75-84 = (good)
* 7 or 65-74 = (almost good)
* 6 or 55-64 = (sufficient)
* 5 or 45-54 = (hardly sufficient)
* <4 or <44 = (insufficient/failed)

In secondary school (grades 7-12), any grade below 55 is considered a failing grade

how would you convert it to
A B C D and F grades?
Post edited by ido.potter on

Replies to: how to convert number grade to letter grade

  • ifisher18ifisher18 Posts: 203Registered User Junior Member
    A = Excellent

    B = Above Average

    C = Average

    D = Near-Failing

    F = Failing

    Failing is pretty rare here "in the States", or at least in my area. General grades fall in to the B to C range, while the elite students maintain the A to B range.
  • ifisher18ifisher18 Posts: 203Registered User Junior Member
    By the way:

    A = 90-100

    B = 80-89

    C = 70-79

    D = 66-69

    F = <66
  • aigiqinfaigiqinf Posts: 4,026Registered User Senior Member
    Or:

    A=93-100

    B=85-92

    C=78-84

    D=70-77

    F>77

    7 point and 10 point are the major scales. You should know though that colleges aren't going to "convert" your grades.
  • ElfsheenElfsheen Posts: 35Registered User Junior Member
    My country does it differently... it's best to ask your high school for conversion methods.
  • ido.potterido.potter Posts: 348Registered User Member
    I know they won't convert my grade
    but they have asked me for the international supplement , in which I need to explain/conjecture how my grade scale will be in an ABC... scale
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