How is GPA Calculated?

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    Lewisville ISD transcripts have three GPA sets listed on each transcript in the top right corner. 

    Sample from LISD transcript:

    GPA Type  GPA Class Rank
    WTD Numerical 102.9921 281 of 873
    Unweighted 4.0 ALL 3.8679  
    Weighted 4.0 4.4211 Quartile: 2

     

    Weighted Numerical (Used to calculate Rank in Class-RIC)

    Included in the weighted numerical GPA:

    • English/Language Arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Languages other than English (LOTE)
    • Academic Decathlon
    • All AP Courses not associated with these subjects

    Excluded from the weighted numerical GPA:

    • Credit by Exam/Acceleration (CBE/CBA)
    • High school courses taken in middle school with the exception of Spanish IV AP for Class of 2024 and beyond

     

    How are the Grades Weighted?

    For each SM grade (SM 1/SM 2) multiply the numerical grade using the multiplier for the course level

     

    Level 0

    1.0 multiplier

    Courses with modified content as decided by a student’s ARD committee, credit recovery courses completed on campus, Night School, summer school for credit recovery, accelerated courses at LLC

    Level 2

    1.15 multiplier

    Pre-AP Courses

    For Class of 2024 and beyond: All non Pre-AP LOTE and non-AP LOTE

    Level 1

    1.1 multiplier

    On-level general education courses

    Level 3

    1.2 multiplier

    Dual credit courses, AP courses, Academic Decathlon, IB courses (for students transferring in with IB credit)

     

    Sample Calculation

    Weighted numerical GPA is cumulative
    This GPA is frozen after the 3rd 9-weeks of 12th grade

    Course  SM 1 X multiplier GPA points SM 1 SM 2 X multiplier GPA points SM 2 Total GPA (Add SM 1 + SM 1)
    English I PAP 92 1.15 105.8 94 1.15 108.1 213.9
    Geometry 88 1.1 96.8 85 1.1 93.5 190.3
    Biology PAP 93 1.15 106.95 94 1.15 108.1 215.05
    World Geography 98 1.1 107.8 97 1.1 106.7 214.5
    Spanish II 85 1.1 93.5 88 1.1 96.8 190.3

    Add total GPA points for all classes: 1024.05
    Divide by number of SM terms (weighted numerical GPA): 1024.05/10 = 102.405

     

    Unweighted 4.0 All Calculation

    Included in the unweighted 4.0:

    • English Language Arts
    • Speech
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Economics/Free Ent
    • Health
    • PE/Equivalent
    • Other Language
    • Fine Arts
    • Tech Applications
    • Career/Technical Education
    • Other Electives

    Excluded from the unweighted 4.0:

    • All classes listed under Local Electives. These do not count for state graduation credit.

     

    Grade  GPA Points
    00-100 4.0
    80-89 3.0
    70-79 2.0
    69 and below 1.0

     

    Sample Calculation

    This GPA is cumulative and continues to calculate each 9 weeks throughout high school

    Course  SM1 GPA Points SM1 SM2 GPA Points SM2 Total GPA Points for Class (SM1 + SM2)
    English I PAP 92 4.0 94 4.0 8.0
    Geometry 88 3.0 85 3.0 6.0
    Biology PAP 93 4.0 94 4.0 8.0
    World Geography 98 4.0 97 4.0 8.0
    Soccer Fall 100 4.0 100 4.0 8.0
    Spanish I 90 4.0 84 3.0 7.0
    Spanish II 78 2.0 88 3.0 5.0
    Soccer Spring Local 100 - 100 - No GPA weight because of local credit

    Add Total GPA Points for all classes: 50
    Divide by number of SM terms (unweighted 4.0 ALL): 50/14 = 3.5714

    Weighted 4.0 GPA Calculation 

    Included in the weighted numerical GPA:

    • English/Language Arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Languages other than English (LOTE)
    • Academic Decathlon
    • All AP Courses not associated with these subjects

    Excluded from the weighted numerical GPA:

    • Credit by Exam/Acceleration (CBE/CBA)
    • High school courses taken in middle school with the exception of Spanish IV AP for Class of 2024 and beyond

     

    GRADE IN COURSE 

    LEVEL 0

    Courses with modified content (Students served in SPED), credit recovery courses completed on campus, Night School, summer school for credit recovery, accelerated courses at LLC

    LEVEL 1

    On-level general education courses

    LEVEL 2

    Pre-AP

    For Class of 2024 and beyond: All non-Pre-AP and non-AP LOTE

    LEVEL 3

    Dual credit courses, AP courses, Academic Decathlon, IB courses (for students transferring in with IB credit)

    90-100

    4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5
    80-89 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5
    70-79 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5
    69 and Below 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

     

    Sample Calculation

    This GPA is cumulative and continues to calculate each 9 weeks throughout high school

    Course  SM1 GPA Points SM1 SM2 GPA Points SM2 Total GPA Points for Class (SM1 + SM2)
    English I PAP 92 5.0 94 5.0 10.0
    Geometry 88 3.5 85 3.5 7.0
    Biology PAP 93 5.0 94 5.0 10.0
    World Geography 98 4.5 97 4.5 9.0
    Spanish I 90 4.5 84 3.5 8.0
    Spanish II 78 2.5 88 3.5 6.0

    Add total GPA points for all classes: 50.0
    Divide by number of SM terms (unweighted 4.0 ALL): 50/12 = 4.1667