• CREDITS, GPA, GRADING SCALE, AND CLASS RANK

    HOW EPISD STUDENTS ARE PLACED IN A GRADE LEVEL:
    Units Earned                                         Classification

    0 –6                                                          Grade 9
    6.5 –12 credits                                           Grade 10
    12.5 –18                                                    Grade 11
    18.5–26                                                     Grade 12

    GPA and Class Rank
    At Franklin, the GPA (grade point average) is calculated at the end of each semester, in August and late January. Senior GPA's are set in early June for to verify graduation. Students are welcome to stop by the Registrar's office before school, during lunch, or after school to complete a GPA Request Form to retrieve averages and class rank. Please wait until after Labor Day for beginning of the year requests. Senior Top 10% is finalized after the third grading period and posted at the Registrar's window. Top 2% is finalized on graduation day.

    Revised Grading Scale

    A  90-100

    B  80-89

    C  70-79

    F  0-69


    *The following chart is used to calculate GPA for students graduating on or before May 2022. Weighted Grade System Tier Ranking and Grade Conversion Chart.  

     

    Starting with students graduating in May 2023, only courses that are required for graduation in the state of Texas under the Distinguished level of Achievement will be used to calculate class rank:

    • 4 English
    • 4 Math
    • 4 Science
    • 3 Social Studies
    • 2 Languages other than English
    • 1 Physical Education
    • 1 Fine Art
    • 5 Electives