A grade point conversion table is utilized to adjust a student’s grade between a letter and numerical grade. Each numerical grade ranges from 0 to 4, may contain a tenth decimal figure, and corresponds to a specific letter value.Continue Reading
The grade point conversion scale is used at the high school and college levels. The top grade students may receive is usually 4.0 by achieving a grade percentage of 93% or better. For each grade that a student drops from this percentage, the grade point of 4.0 drops. For instance, a student with a 92% would receive a 3.9 grade point. Students attaining an overall percentage of below 65% receive a 0.0 grade. Some universities use a grade point step of .11 instead of .10 for greater accuracy.
Alternatively, a few universities incorporate a .5 step between major letter grades. This conversion step is not as frequent as A- grades are given the same grade point as B+. Universities may elect to incorporate an A+ grade point that converts to 4.3, but this is infrequent. Undergraduate grade point requirements are usually 2.0, while the minimum acceptable grade point average for graduate school is 3.0.Learn more about K-12