Grading System


To indicate scholastic progress, Elmwood Park High School uses the grades and percentage ranges listed below.


A

90-100 percent

Excellent  

WP

Withdrawn — Pass

B

80-89.9 percent

Good  

WF

Withdrawn — Fail

C

70-79.9 percent

Average  

P

Pass

D

60-69.9 percent

Poor  

T

Audit

F

0-59.9 percent

Failure  

I

Incomplete


Please note that incomplete grades must be made up by the end of the next grading period. Any incomplete grades not completed will become a grade of "F."


Grade Point Average


The grade point average for an EPHS student is computed by adding the grade points received in all subjects and dividing by the number of units attempted.

GPA is calculated at the end of each grading period. It is used to determine the honor roll for each grading period and the class rank.


Grade Weights


EPHS courses are divided into three types: Advanced Placement (AP), Honors and Regular.

Different weights are assigned to the grades given in each type of course. The following table lists the different weights and the courses in which they apply.


ADVANCED PLACEMENT

HONORS

REGULAR

  • A = 6 points
  • B = 5 points
  • C = 4 points
  • D = 1 point
  • F = 0 points
  • A = 5 points
  • B = 4 points
  • C = 3 points
  • D = 1 point
  • F = 0 points
  • A = 4 points
  • B = 3 points
  • C = 2 points
  • D = 1 point
  • F = 0 points
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Comparative Government
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP English Language & Composition
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language & Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art | Drawing
  • AP Studio Art | 2D
  • AP Studio Art | 3D
  • AP United States Government
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • Accounting*
  • Advanced Creative Writing
  • Advanced Journalism
  • Advanced Strength & Conditioning
  • Advanced Theater Studies
  • Anatomy and Physiology Honors
  • Biology Honors
  • Chemistry Honors
  • College Composition
  • CP Math I Honors
  • CP Math II Honors
  • CP Math III Honors
  • CP Math IV Honors
  • English I Honors
  • English II Honors
  • English III Honors
  • Gender & Multicultural Studies
  • Heritage Spanish
  • Italian III Honors
  • Italian IV Honors
  • Marketing I*
  • Marketing II*
  • Senior Leader Kinetic Wellness
  • Spanish III Honors
  • Spanish IV Honors
  • Virtual Enterprise International* 
  • Any dual-credit classes held on
    Triton College or Technical College
    of DuPage campuses

*Course qualifies as dual credit with Triton College

  • All courses other than those listed under Advanced Placement or Honors