Grading Scale

Courses are classified as REGULAR or HONORS.  Honors courses carry an extra .5 weight in the grade point average calculation.  Only courses taken at SJA are computed in the grade point average.
 
Grade
Scale
Regular
Honors
Comments
A+
98-100
4.5
5.0
HIGH DISTINCTION/EXCELLENT:
Considerable evidence of original thinking; demonstrated outstanding capacity to analyze and synthesize; outstanding grasp of subject matter; evidence of extensive knowledge base that well exceeds expectations of the course.

A
93-97
4.00
4.5
B+
90-92
3.5
4.0
ABOVE AVERAGE/GOOD:
Evidence of solid grasp of subject matter; evidence of critical and analytical thinking capacity; reasonable understanding of content; more than meets expectations of the course.

B
85-89
3.0
3.5
C+
81-84
2.5
3.0
AVERAGE/SATISFACTORY:
Evidence of some understanding of the subject matter; shows some ability to develop thinking solutions.  Meets expectations; Adequate preparation for college.

C
75-80
2.00
2.5
D
67-74
1.00
1.0
MARGINAL PASS;
Evidence of minimally acceptable familiarity with the subject matter; substantially below expected minimum.   

F
66
 .00
.00
FAILURE to have reasonable command of the course material.  
 
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