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# GPA Conversion

edited May 2005
the gpa is always put out of 4.0 but in my high school we have it out of 100 and mine is about 96.8. Around what would this be in the 4-point scale??
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## Replies to: GPA Conversion

• - Posts: 1,453 Member
its 3.872 ................
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
how do u know that????
• - Posts: 1,453 Member
96.8/25 = 3.872

Or

96.8/100 * 4 = 3.872
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
o thanks so u just divide by 25... i thought there was a more complex formula
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
no that doesnt work cuz a 70 is not a 2.2
• Registered User Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
??

I don't understand that - on a 4.0 scale, assuming a 96.8 is an A, then you would have a 4.0.

93-100 = A = 4.0
90-92 = A- = 3.67
88-90 = B+ = 3.33
83-87 = B = 3.0

etc.
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
i mean 2.8
• Registered User Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
Right, a 70 would be a 1.67 (C-).
• Registered User Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
PrimitiveFuture - your formula doesn't make sense - a 93 should be a 4.0 but if you followed the divide by 25 rule, a 93 would be 3.72.
• - Posts: 1,453 Member
its probably calculated differently at my school (or the entire of Fl.)
• Registered User Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
then you have a major disadvantage!!

lol.

at my school (and as far as i know pretty much everywhere except CA) a 93 is just as much a 4.0 as a 100 is.
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
ok... but lets say my gpa conists of a class in which i got a 90, a class in which i got a 95, and a class it which i got a 93... would u first have to convert the scores to out of 4 (3.67,4,4) and then take the average of those? or do u take the average of all of them and find the '4" score for that
• Registered User Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
Each class gets a grade point (out of 4.0) and then you take the average of it. (Hence the name grade point average lol.)

So, a 90, 93, and 95 - that's 3.67, 4, and 4. Add them together, you get 11.67. Divide that by the number of classes (3) and you get a GPA of 3.89. Now, if those classes are honors/AP you throw a boost into the equation. At my school, honors/AP get a boost of .33. So, if 2 out of the three were honors, you'd take:

3.67 + 4 + 4 + .33 + .33 = 12.33 / 3 = GPA of 4.11.
• Registered User Posts: 5,264 Senior Member
Our school do GPAs like this:

(percentage/100%)*4=GPA in 4.0

It isn't fair...you have to have a 100 to have 4.0, but I'm over it!

We use mostly the 100% scale though!
• Administrator Posts: 32,334 Senior Member
Here is the most basic one:

A=4
B=3
C=2
D=1
F=0
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