College & Career Planning

Calculating a GPA (Grade Point Average)

A GPA (Grade Point Average) is a number that averages all grades received while in high school.  (Middle school courses do not count toward your GPA.)  BCHS uses a 4.0 scale, but we do offer an added value of 1.0 for all grades received in AP (Advanced Placement) and dual enrollment courses. 

A = 4.0

A- = 3.67

B+ = 3.33

B = 3.0

B- = 2.67

C+ = 2.33

C = 2.0

C- = 1.67

D+ = 1.33

D = 1.0
D- = .67

F = 0.0 (With no credit given)

E = 0.0 (With credit given)

In order to calculate a GPA, add all your semester grades as a number value, and divide by the number of grades.  This is your GPA.  

Paying for College

The thought of paying for college can be overwhelming, but help is available. Visit Financial Aid 101

Did you know that you may be eligible for financial aid? And even if you think you aren’t, it’s smart to apply for it. You may begin applying for financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year after October 1. Visit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA) website to get details.

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