Grading

Carmel Catholic High School’s grading scale is as follows:
90-100 = exceptional achievement 
80-89 = above average achievement
70-79 = average achievement
60-69 = below average achievement
59 and below = failure, no credit earned

The semester grade is based on the following:
Academic performance in the class = 80%
Semester Exam grade = 20%

 

90-100

80-89

70-79

60-69

Advanced Placement

5.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

Honors College Prep

4.5

3.5

2.5

1.5

College Prep*

4.0

3.0

2.0

1.0

 * Includes Upper College Prep and College Prep

 

Career/cumulative GPA (grade point average) is calculated by dividing the accumulated quality points by the accumulated attempted credits. Carmel Catholic does not rank students. All courses taken at Carmel Catholic for a percentage grade are included in computing GPA. Courses taken at other schools and pass/fail courses taken at Carmel are not included in the GPA.