Calculate GPA

The Calculate GPA screen is used to generate a GPA and class rank for students at one or multiple schools. The GPA and class rank calculation will overwrite any existing records.

Calculating GPA and Class Rank

1. In the Grades menu, click Calculate GPA.

2. Select the School(s) for which to calculate GPA and class rank. One or multiple schools can be selected.

3. Select the Grade Level(s) for which to calculate GPA and class rank. One or multiple grade levels can be selected.

4. Select the Marking Period(s) for which to calculate GPA and class rank. One or multiple marking periods can be selected.

The grade levels and marking periods available for selection depend upon the schools selected, only displaying the grade levels and marking periods that are active at those schools.

5. Select an option to Base class rank on.

Select "Use each School's System Preference" to refer to each school's setting for the system preference "Base class rank on" in Setup > System Preferences > Grading tab for the calculation of class rank. The option "Cohort GPA" is used to base class rank on cohort year. This option is only available if enabled in the config.

5. Select an option for the Effective Date.

When Custom Date is selected, a date box displays where you can enter the custom date.

6. Select an option for Weight GPA by Credits.

Select "Use each School's System Preference" to refer to each school's setting for the system preference "Use Weighted GPA" in Setup > System Preferences > Grading tab for the calculation of GPA.

7. Click Calculate GPAs and Class Rank.

A green check mark and confirmation message is displayed at the top of the screen when the process is finished.