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FAQ on Scholarships

1. Does Boone Central weight their GPA?

  • Boone Central provides both a weighted and an unweighted cumulative grade point average.  The cumulative unweighted GPA is a straight average of a student's semester grades.  The cumulative weighted GPA is figured by multiplying a students semester grade by 1.05 then the points are averaged together with the student's remaining semester grades.  The following courses are weighted: English 12, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, American History, Government, Physics, Advanced Biology, Chemistry and Anatomy & Physiology.

2. Does Boone Central rank students?

  • No, beginning with the Class of 2021, Boone Central does not rank students.
  • Students will be recognized at graduation using the Laude system.

3. What kind of grading scale does Boone Central use?

  • Boone Central uses percent grades. A student's GPA might be a 95.6% out of 100%.
  • If a scholarship asks for grade scale, the correct response would be a 100 point scale.

4. How do I convert my GPA to a 4.0 scale?

  • 100-96 is a 4.0
  • 95 is a 3.8
  • 94 is a 3.6
  • 93 is a 3.4
  • 92 is a 3.2
  • 91-88 is a 3.0
  • 87 is a 2.8
  • 86 is a 2.6
  • 85 is a 2.4
  • 84 is a 2.2
  • 83-80 is a 2.0
  • 79 is a 1.8
  • 78 is a 1.6
  • 77 is a 1.4
  • 76 is a 1.2
  • 75-72 is a 1.0
  • 71 is a 0.8
  • 70 is a 0.6

5. Does Boone Central offer Honors classes, AP classes or IB classes?

  • Honors - Calculus would be the only honors class that BC offers.
  • AP - Boone Central does not offer AP classes.
  • IB - Boone Central does not offer IB classes.