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GPA Scale

KidNovelistKidNovelist Posts: 581Registered User Member
edited June 2012 in High School Life
How does the scale work for GPAs from 1.0-4.0 and 1.0-5.0???? What are the numbers between i.e. What's considered a 3.0 in numerical terms?
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  • -Serendipity--Serendipity- Posts: 314Registered User Member
    It really depends on your school. Unweighted GPA (which is what colleges look at) is out of 4.0 and doesn't give anything extra for honors or AP courses. Most high schools use one of these two scales (or something similar to it):

    Scale 1:

    A ---> 4.0
    B ---> 3.0
    C ---> 2.0
    D ---> 1.0
    F ---> 0

    Scale 2:

    97+ ---> 4.0
    93+ ---> 3.8
    90+ ---> 3.6
    87+ ---> 3.4
    83+ ---> 3.2
    80+ ---> 3.0
    77+ ---> 2.8
    73+ ---> 2.6
    71+ ---> 2.4
    70+ ---> 2.0
    Below 70 ---> 0
  • GreenDayFanGreenDayFan Posts: 3,928Registered User Senior Member
    Mine is on a 4.5 scale

    4.5= A+ (95-100)
    4.0=A (90-94)
    3.5=B+(85-89)
    and so on
  • DiGamma23DiGamma23 Posts: 624Registered User Member
    our county's grading system is awesome. We have the basic 4 point scale mentioned first but our weighting system allows weighted GPAs to grow by the semester, even with crappy grades. For every semester of an honors or AP course, as long as we make a C, .04 or .08 respectively is added to our unweighted GPA. I have a 6.0 even.
  • knrozaknroza Posts: 3Registered User New Member
    I have a 4.062 GPA based on a 6.0 scale.
    Does anyone know what it would be, if it was on a 4.0 scale?
  • aigiqinfaigiqinf Posts: 3,938Registered User Senior Member
    Standard:
    96+=4.0
    Honors:
    96+=5.0
    AP=
    96+ 6.0

    Also:
    College classes 100's-200's 96+=5.0
    College Classes 300's+ 96+=6.0
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Posts: 9,826Registered User Senior Member
    80-81% according to our school scale
  • knrozaknroza Posts: 3Registered User New Member
    Again, i have a 4.062 based on a 6.0 scale and i would like to know the GPA if it were on a 4.0 scale. I understand what grade and all it would be but i would like to know if it would be like a 2.7 or 2.8 or something around there on a 4.0 scale. Can anyone help me?
  • aigiqinfaigiqinf Posts: 3,938Registered User Senior Member
    Can you explain the 6.0 scale? Standard: Honors/Advanced: AP:
    6.0=?
  • knrozaknroza Posts: 3Registered User New Member
    im not exactly sure. i think its more AP. well thats what i take. im not exactly sure how the GPA works
  • RootBeerCaesarRootBeerCaesar Posts: 1,377Registered User Senior Member
    My school doesnt do that stupid stuff w/ crap out of 11.0 or 25.3 or those weird scales like that that confuse ppl more than they actually tell ur real GPA. At my school they give us only our true hardcore GPA - all our classes averaged together (of course differing between half year courses and such), out of a 100.
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Posts: 9,826Registered User Senior Member
    It would be a 2.0
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Posts: 9,826Registered User Senior Member
    6.0 is AP, 5.0 Honors, 4.0 Std
  • reversepsychreversepsych Posts: 815Registered User Member
    Pretty typical:

    5.0= 90+ AP, high honors
    4.0=honors, normal 90+, 80-89 AP, high honors
    etc...
  • KaznackKaznack Posts: 1,985Registered User Senior Member
    4.33 = A+, 100
    4.0 = A, 95ish
    3.67 = A-, 90ish
    ...and so on...
    2.0 = C, 70ish

    No classes weighted at all.
    Is this typical?
  • bulletandpimabulletandpima Posts: 9,826Registered User Senior Member
    You shouldn't worry about weighting, that is what the transcripts are for, colleges will re-weight your gpa by their stds. S's gpa ranges from 3.41-3.68 uw depending on the university. SAT and ACT will also re-weight.

    Most colleges even state that your gpa may not correspond, it is due to the fact that they have re-weighted to their scale.
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