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# How can I calculate my cumulative GPA in high school?

Alright, I've been trying to keep track of my grades but it's getting tricky. What's the best way to figure out my cumulative high school GPA? I want to make sure I'm on track for my college applications.

7 months ago

Don't worry, calculating your cumulative GPA is a common question and not too complicated once you understand the process. Your cumulative GPA is the average of your GPA from all your completed semesters. Here's how you can do it:

First, convert all your class grades to the corresponding 4.0 scale (A=4, B=3, etc.). If you're in honors or AP classes, check if your school gives them a weighted value (e.g., A in AP might be a 5).

Second, multiply each converted grade by the number of credits the class is worth. Next, add all those numbers together to get the total grade points.

Finally, divide this total by the sum of all the credits you've taken. This will give you your cumulative GPA.

For example, if you had a B in a 3-credit class, an A in a 1-credit class, and an A in a 4-credit class, you'd calculate it like this: (3x3 + 1x4 + 4x4) / (3+1+4) = 3.63. Make sure to double-check your school's specific weighting and grading system to ensure accuracy. Good luck!

7 months ago