## What is the grading scale in North Carolina?

Ten-Point Grading Scale Will Apply to All Beginning with 2015-2016 School Year

A 90-100 4.0
B 80-89 3.0
C 70-79 2.0
D 60-69 1.0

## Is 60 a passing grade in NC?

The state currently uses a seven-point scale, meaning an A is 100 to 93, a B is 92 to 85 and so forth, with a grade below 70 earning an F. The proposed scale would mean 100 to 90 would be an A. A failing grade would be anything below 60.

A – is the highest grade you can receive on an assignment, and it’s between 90% and 100% D – this is still a passing grade, and it’s between 59% and 69% F – this is a failing grade.

Colleges report GPA (grade point average) on a 4.0 scale. The top grade is an A, which equals 4.0. You calculate your overall GPA by averaging the scores of all your classes. This is the standard scale at most colleges, and many high schools use it.

### What is the lowest passing grade in high school?

Lesson Grade (%) Letter Equivalent Rating
80-89 B Good
70-79 C Average
65-69 D Passing
Below 65 F Failing

Is a D Considered Passing? A letter grade of a D is technically considered passing because it not a failure. A D is any percentage between 60-69%, whereas a failure occurs below 60%. Even though a D is a passing grade, it’s barely passing.

How are grades calculated for Lee County Schools?

School Grades Calculation: The number of points earned for each component is added together and divided by the total number of available points to determine the percentage of points earned. Percent Tested: Schools must test 95% of their students.