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
CHAL Challenge Exam successfully passed; credit given, no grade points. No 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
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
W/Alt Grade Indicates “W” grade was completed and converted to a passing grade (e.g., W/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

 

Last updated 7/21/18