Students often ask us, “What is my GPA?” “How is it calculated?” “What is the difference between a Weighted and an Unweighted GPA?” Here is an excellent article from a college prep website that answers those questions and explains just about everything you need to know about Grade Point Average. If you have questions specific to New Haven Public’s calculation and/or use of UGPA and WGPA, please contact your School Counselor. Enjoy!
How Do You Calculate Your Unweighted GPA? The first thing to do in order to calculate a grade point average is to convert each of the final class grades you’ve gotten so far in high school into the correct decimal. Here is the standard unweighted scale for doing this: