Grading Scale

Grading Scale

ACHS Grading Scale

Only grades earned at ACHS are computed in the Grade Point Average (GPA). 

Grade

Grade Points
(grade points per credit)

Included in CGPA

Included in Total Attempted Credits

A+ 4.0 Yes Yes

A

4.0

Yes

Yes

A-

3.7

Yes

Yes

B+

3.3

Yes

Yes

B

3.0

Yes

Yes

B-

2.7

Yes

Yes

C+

2.3

Yes

Yes

C

2.0

Yes

Yes

C-

1.7

Yes

Yes

F

0.0

Yes

Yes

U

Ungraded due to lack of participation, no grade points or credit

No

Yes

U/Alt Grade

Indicates “U” grade was completed and converted to a passing grade, e.g. U/A or U/R in the event the course is retaken. Grade points and credits are assigned using the alternative grade’s measurement.

Yes

Yes

I

Incomplete, no grade points or credits

No

Yes

I/Alt Grade

Indicates “I” grade was completed and converted to a passing grade, e.g. I/A or I/R in the event the course is retaken. Grade points and credits are assigned using the alternative grade’s measurement.

Yes

Yes

P

Credit given, no grade points

No

Yes

NP

No credit given, no grade points

No

Yes

R

No credit or grade points

No

Yes

T

Transfer Credit Awarded – Credit given, no grade points

No

Yes

W

No credit or grade points

No

Yes

AW

Administrative Withdrawal; administratively assigned due to withdrawal by the institution. Reasons for AW include, but are not limited to, non-payment or violations of the ACHS Academic Honesty policy (Honor Code)  

No

Yes

Note: Course grades below a C- are not passing at ACHS and will be reflected as a failing (F) grade.

Course Assessment Grading Scale

The following chart provides a breakdown of letter grade to percentage grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): 

Letter Grade

Percentage Grade

Grade Point Average (GPA)

A+

> 96%

4.0

A

93-95%

4.0

A-

90-92%

3.7

B+

86-89%

3.3

B

83-85%

3.0

B-

80-82%

2.7

C+

76-79%

2.3

C

73-75%

2.0

C-

70-72%

1.7

D+

66-69%

1.3

D

63-65%

1.0

D-

60-62%

0.7

F

< 60%

0.0