GPA Frequently Asked Questions

  • Want to know more about Keller ISD's GPA Policy for the Graduating Classes of 2022, 2023, and 2024? 

    Take a look at the answers below to some frequently asked questions about the recent policy changes: 

  • How is unweighted GPA calculated?

  • Why did KISD revert back to the former policy for the classes of 2023 and 2024?

  • Will the reversion to the 5.0 scale hurt my student’s chances of getting into college or getting scholarships compared to students in other districts whose weighted GPA is on a higher scale?

  • Will an overall lower weighted GPA hurt my student’s chances of getting a scholarship since some scholarships post a minimum scholarship requirement?

  • Why should my student take Honors or AP® courses, when they could potentially get a higher weighted GPA and rank by making good grades in an on-level course?

  • Will my student’s rank change as a result of the reversion to the old policy?

  • Is Honors the same as PreAP?

  • For the class of 2023 and 2024, are both Honors and AP® versions of courses on the 17-course list counted towards weighted GPA?

  • How many levels of world language are factored into the weigthted GPA?

  • Does AP® Human Geography count towards the weighted GPA?

  • How does Keller ISD assign weight to courses that are transferred in from out of district?

  • How does Keller ISD assign weight to more rigorous courses such as Honors, Dual Credit, and AP® ?

  • How will this impact students' course choices for the 2021-22 school year since the policy was changed after course selections took place?