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Grading Scale

 Below 59
 WP   Withdrew Passing
 WF   Withdrew Failing
 FA   No Credit due to excessive absences


10-Point Grading Scale - 2016-2017 and after

7 Point Grading Scale - prior to 2016-2017

South Carolina Uniform Grading Scale

  • The State Board of Education adopted a uniform grading policy for South Carolina public schools.
  • All report cards and transcripts will use numerical grades for courses carrying Carnegie units.
  • The uniform grading scale and system for figuring GPA and class rank will apply to all courses carrying Carnegie units, including units earned at the middle school.
  • GPA = sum(quality points X units)/sum of units attempted.

Class Ranking

Beginning with the 10th grade year, class ranking will include College Prep, Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) based on the South Carolina Uniform Grading Scale.

Academic Lettering

Lettering is a strong tradition at Chapin High School.  Students may earn a letter through athletics and/or academics.  The academic letter encourages students to take ownership of their educational plan and give their best effort in school.  Students may earn an academic letter by maintaining all As from 9th grade through the end of first semester 12th grade.