I want to include both unweighted and weighted GPA on my sons' transcripts and want to be sure I'm calculating this correctly.
Assuming +0.5 for an "honors" class and +1.0 for an AP/College class, would this be correct?
3.75 credits of regular classes with A's (4.0 x 3.75 = 15)
4.00 credits of "honors" classes with A's (4.5 x 4 = 18)
33/7.75 = 4.26 weighted GPA for the year?
For a cumulative, to-date, weighted GPA, I'd follow the same process but calculate the total in Grades 9, 10, and 11?
It seems silly to include the "electives" like PE, "Instrumental Music," etc. in an academic GPA, but it might make things more confusing to not include them. I have them listed w/ grades & credits in an "Electives" section on the transcript. Should I just leave them in the GPA calculation so I don't have to explain anything anywhere? I am completely out of space on the transcript, if I want to keep it to one page. Could put it in the School Profile, "Grading" section, but they'd have to go looking for it.