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Weighted Courses

CODE: IKA-R

Maine School Administrative District No. 31

WEIGHTED COURSES
 

1. For the purpose of calculating Grade Point Average (GPA), the following courses will be
weighted using the multiplier method.  The course grade will be multiplied by the indicated numerical factor.

    A.  Dual credit courses transferable to a 4-year college or university will be weighted with a numerical factor of 1.1.

    B.  Advanced Placement (AP) courses will be weighted with a numerical factor of 1.1.

    C.  Honors course will be weighted with a numerical factor of 1.05.

2. Courses with significantly lowered grade level expectations will be excluded from the GPA calculation.


First Reading:        05/21/2008
Second Reading:     06/18/2008
First Reading:        05/16/2012
Second Reading:     06/20/2012