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Grading Scale

PERCENTAGE GRADE VALUE REGULAR WEIGHT
HONORS/
AP WEIGHT
100 – 93 A 4.00 5.00
92 – 90 A- 3.67 4.67
89 – 87 B+ 3.33 4.33
86 – 83 B 3.00 4.00
82 – 80 B- 2.67 3.67
79 – 77 C+ 2.33 3.33
76 – 73 C 2.00 3.00
72 – 70 C- 1.67 2.67
69 – 67 D+ 1.33 2.33
66 – 63 D 1.00 2.00
62 – 60 D- 0.67 1.67
59 – 0 F .00 .00

 

The semester grade is computed by averaging two quarters and the exam grade giving each quarter 40% and the exam 20%.
 

Definition of Grades

A=Excellent
B=Above Average
C=Average
D=Below Average but passing
F=Failure
I=Incomplete
P=Passing
M=Medical
WP=Withdraw/Passing
WF=Withdraw/Failing
 

Honors

Students who achieve the highest cumulative grade point averages through the first semester of the senior year determines Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Cum Laude awards. The criteria are as follows:
 
  • Summa Cum Laude (3.9 and above) = Gold Cord
  • Magna Cum Laude (3.89-3.70) = Silver Cord
  • Cum Laude (3.69-3.50) = White Cord