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A 5.0 generally indicates that a student took only 5.0-scale classes and earned only A’s (and/or A+’s). Normally, all perfect straight-A grades result in a 4.0; with weighted classes, though, perfect straight-A grades could result in a 5.0 (or even higher).

## How do you calculate a 5.0 GPA?

In the 5.0 GPA system, letter grades are given points values with “A” being 5, “B” being 4, “C” being 3, “D” being 4 and an “F” being 0. Add together **all** credits you took for the semester of interest. If calculating an end-of-college GPA, total all credits taken.

## What is a 5.0 GPA scale?

5.0 GPA scale chart

Letter Grade | Percentile | AP/IB GPA |
---|---|---|

A+ | 97-100 | 5.0 |

A | 93-96 | 5.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 4.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 4.3 |

## What is the highest GPA ever?

Carter High School Valedictorian Stephanie Rodas makes history with **4.88 GPA**. Courtesy photo: Stephanie Rodas is making history at Carter High School as she concludes her high school career with a 4.88 grade point average, the highest in school history, ahead of attending UCLA this fall.

## Is a GPA of 5.0 good?

This GPA is higher than a 4.0, meaning that your school measures GPAs on a weighted scale (class difficulty is taken into account in conjunction with your grades). At most high schools, this means that **the highest GPA you can get is a 5.0**. A 4.5 GPA indicates that you’re in very good shape for college.

## Is a 1.0 GPA good?

Is a 1.0 GPA Good? Considering the US national average GPA is a 3.0, a 1.0 is far below average. Generally, **a 1.0 is considered a dismal GPA**. Raising a 1.0 GPA to an acceptable number is extremely difficult, but possible with diligence and determination.

## Is a 6.0 GPA possible?

GPAs can be based on a 4.0, **5.0 or 6.0 scale**. … Some students may have honors, AP or IB courses weighted when calculating GPA. An A in an AP class may be given a 5.0 at one school, but given a 4.0 at another school.

## What is a 97 GPA on a 4.0 scale?

How to Convert Your GPA to a 4.0 Scale

Letter Grade | Percent Grade | 4.0 Scale |
---|---|---|

A+ |
97-100 | 4.0 |

A | 93-96 | 4.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 3.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 3.3 |

## What is a 7.0 GPA?

The overall GPA number is 90.99. This number must be divided by the number of credit hours to get the current GPA – i.e. 90.99/30 = 3.033. The student has a GPA of 3.033.

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The tables below show the basic percentage equivalency for the two scales.

Letter Grade | % | GPA Number |
---|---|---|

A+ | 90-100 | 9.0 |

A | 80-89 | 8 |

B+ |
75-79 |
7 |

B | 70-74 | 6 |

## What is a failing GPA?

C – this is a grade that rests right in the middle. C is anywhere between 70% and 79% D – this is still a passing grade, and it’s between 59**% and 69%** **F** – this is a failing grade.