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Grading Policy

All teachers at DVHS agree to use a common grading scale:

A 93.5 – 100%
A-  89.5 – 93.5%
B+ 87.5 – 89.5%
B 83.5 – 87.5%
B- 79.5 – 83.5%
C+ 77.5 – 79.5%
C 73.5 – 77.5%
C- 69.5 – 73.5%
D+ 67.5 – 69.5%
D 63.5 – 67.5%
D- 59.5 – 63.5%
F Below 59.5%

Wildcat Academics

Elective choices for the 2017-18 year

Grade Weighting & GPA

Starting with the second semester of the ninth grade, a  Grade Point Average (GPA) appears on your transcript.  The cumulative GPA is the average
of all courses since the beginning of the ninth grade.  DVHS transcripts show the total weighted, unweighted, and College Prep weighted grades. To compute the weighted Grade Point Average (GPA):

  1. List each of the semester grades
  2. Convert the letter grades to numbers, as follows: 
           General Classes A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0
           Advanced Placement/Honors A=5, B=4, C=3
  3. Add all of the numbers
  4. Divide by the number of semester grades {P (Pass) or NM (No Mark) are not used in computing a GPA}
          
    Course Grade Points
    English A 4
    Spanish B 3
    Honors Social Studies  C 3
    Art A 4
    AP Math B 4
    Science C 2
        20

       5.  20 /6 = 3.33 weighted GPA

Bulletin for currently enrolled AP Students and Parents 2016-17

The guide is available to pick in the College and Career Center. Inside you will find basic exam information, student checklist, and the 2017 exam schedule. 

 

News

11/13/17

The DVHS PTSA hospitality team is gearing up to thank our teachers and staff at a special “THANKSgiving” luncheon on November 17. We need your help to make this event successful and use this opportunity to thank and nourish our staff! This year’s theme is salads and soups. Please sign up to bring a favorite soup or salad! Email HarAmrit Dhaliwal for questions at haramrit@gmail.com.

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