Student Handbook


Grade Point Average

Grade Point Average (GPA) is determined by dividing the number of classes taken that earns letter grades ('A' - 'F') into the total number of grade points earned. Grade points are counted as follows:

A = 4 points

B = 3 points

C = 2 points

D = 1 point

F = 0 points

Sample GPA:

Class Grade Points
English I A 4
History B 3
Science B 3
PE A 4
Algebra A 4
Spanish B 3
Computer C 2
    23 points
    23 points/7 classes = 3.29 GPA


Weighted GPA

Advanced placement (AP) receive an extra grade point for a grade of "A", "B", or “C”. In these classes, an "A" grade receives 5 grade points and a "B" receives 4 grade points and a “C” receives 3 grade points.