SHS Grading Scale & School Profile

Below is the grading scale used for all classes at SHS.  


 100-98%  A+ 

  97-92% A

  91-90% A-

  89-88% B+

  87-82%    B

  81-80%  B-

  79-78% C+

  77-72%   C

  71-70%   C-

  69-68% D+

  67-62%  D

  61-60%   D-

  0-59% F 

For each semester garde earned a point value is assigned according to the chart listed below and is averaged with all other semester grades to figure a Grade Point Average (GPA). Effective with the 2016-17 school year all grades of a C- or higher in a wighted class are awarded three additional grade point. For example, if a studen earns an A+ for a weighted class, when figuring the GPA the value of 15 would be used instead of a 12. Below you will find a chart showing the Grade Points assigned for each letter grade for the purposes of calculating a Grade Point Average as well as a profile sheet that displays of summary of academics at our school along with a conversion chart comparing Grade Point Averages on both 4.0 and 12.0 scales.

The following classes are weighted as of the 2016-17 school year:

AP Calculus (Ivy Tech MATH 211)

Pre-Calculus/ Trigonometry (Ivy Tech MATH 136 & 137)

AP Language & Composition

AP Literature & Composition

Physics (Ivy Tech PHYS 101)

Chemistry II (Ivy Tech CHEM 101)

Avanced US History (Ivy Tech HIST 102)