• GHS GPA Calculations

     

    You will need the following documents to calculate a GPA.    Click on the following link to access the following documents.   You will need the course offerings list and the points and credits table to calculate our weighted GPA correctly.
      

     Points & Credits Table

     
    GPA Points are only awarded on semester grades, at the end of each semester.
     
    Sample Grade Sheet for semester 1 grades:
     
     PAP English I 84 
     Algebra I 94
     IPC 81
     World Geography 96
     Speech/Reading 88
     Spanish I 82
     Principles of Business 74 
     Athletics/PE 95 
      
     
     
     Course Name    Grades
    Sem I 
     GPA Points  Explanation of GPA Points
     PAP English I 84  2.9 This class is PAP as indicated on the Course Offerings List, it's points will come from the middle column on the points and credits table. Use the Points and Credits link at the top of this page.   
     Algebra I 94  3.4 The following classes:   Algebra I, IPC, World Geography, Speech/Reading, Spanish I and Principles of Business are all 4.0 classes as indicated on the Course Offerings List, their points will come from the first column on the points and credits table. 
    IPC 81  2.1
    World Geography 96  3.6
    Speech/Reading 88  2.8
    Spanish I 82  2.2
    Principles of Business 74   1.4
    Athletics/PE 95   none The Course Offerings List indicates no * for Athletics/PE, so these courses do not count in a students GPA. 
     Total   7 GPA Classes  18.4     18.4/7 = 2.62  This is the GPA for the
        above grades.    2.62
     
    For Second Semester it would look like the following:  
     
     
     PAP English I 84  88 
     Algebra I 94 86
     IPC 81 93 
     World Geography 96 88
     Speech/Reading 88  
     Spanish I 82 92
     Health   88
     Principles of Business 74  60
     Athletics/PE 95   95
      
     
     
     
     Course Name    Sem I Grades   GPA Points Sem II Grades   GPA Points  Explanation of GPA Points
     PAP English I 84  2.9  88 3.3  This class is PAP as indicated on the Course Offerings List, it's points will come from the middle column on the points and credits table. 
     Algebra I 94  3.4  86  2.6
    The following classes:   Algebra I, IPC, World Geography, Speech/Reading, Spanish I, Health and Principles of Business are all 4.0 classes as indicated on the Course Offerings List, their points will come from the first column on the points and credits table.
      
    IPC 81  2.1  93  3.3
    World Geography 96  3.6  88  2.8
    Speech/Reading 88  2.8    
    Spanish I 82  2.2  92  3.2
     Health      88  2.8
    Principles of Business 74   1.4  60  0 The failing grade this semester still counts in average, because the grade is less than 70, no GPA points are awarded and it counts a a zero in the average. 
    Athletics/PE 95   none  95  none The Course Offerings List indicates no * for Athletics/PE, so these courses do not count in a students GPA. 
     Total 

    # of classes in
    Fall GPA = 7

     18.4  # of classes in Spring GPA = 7

     18.0

    18.4 for the first semester added to 18.0 for the second semester is  

    36.4 /14 (number of classes that count in GPA) = 2.6, this is the new GPA for the end of Sem II and it replaced the old GPA even though it is lower.