GPA & Grading Scale

Grading Scale used at Elkhorn High School

Grade

Percentage

1

93-100%

2

85-92%

3

78-84%

4

70-77%

5

0-69%

*Plus or Minus can be added but does not affect GPA

 

Quality Points used for GPA computation

Standard

Weighted*

1 = 4 points

1 = 5 points

2 = 3 points

2 = 4 points

3 = 2 points

3 = 3 points

4 = 1 point

4 = 1 point

5 = 0 points

5 = 0 points

*Class rank is determined using Weighted GPA  

Note:  Elkhorn High School weights grades for AP classes only, not honors.  If a student transfers in with weighted grades, only AP classes will remain weighted for GPA purposes.  All other transfer grades will use standard quality points to determine GPA.

 

Examples GPA Computation: GPA = Total Quality Points/Total Credits

Class

Grade

Credit

Quality Points (Credit*Quality Points)

American History

1

1

4

Honors Algebra II

2

1

3

AP English Lang/Comp

1+

1

5

Spanish III

1

1

4

Study Hall

 

0

 

Chemistry

2

1

3

AP Biology

4

1

1

Totals….

 

6

20

GPA = 20/6 = 3.33

 

Class

Grade

Credit

Quality Points (Credit*Quality Points)

Psychology

1

1

4

AP Calculus AB

1

1

5

AP English Lit/Comp

1+

1

5

Spanish IV

1

1

4

Concert Choir

1

1

4

Fitness Weights

2

1

3

AP Biology

2

1

4

Swing Choir

1

.6

2.4  (4 *.6)

Totals….

 

7.6

31.4

                                                        GPA = 31.4/7.6 = 4.13