Grading System in New Zealand

New Zealand GPA calculator

Grading scales:



Post-secondary

Grade Scale US Grade
A+ 85.00 - 100.00 A+
A 80.00 - 84.99 A
A- 75.00 - 79.99 A-
B+ 70.00 - 74.99 B+
B 65.00 - 69.99 B
B- 60.00 - 64.99 B-
C+ 55.00 - 59.99 C+
C 50.00 - 54.99 C
C- 45.00 - 49.99 C-
D 40.00 - 44.99 F
E 0.00 - 39.99 F
F F
P P

Secondary 2004–Present

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade Notes
E 9.00 - 10.00 Excellence (Achievement with Excellence) A
M 7.00 - 8.99 Merit (Achievement with Merit) B
A 5.00 - 6.99 Standard Achieved (Achievement) C Lowest passing grade
NA 0.00 - 4.99 F

Secondary 1993–2004

Grade Scale US Grade
A 80.00 - 100.00 A
B 65.00 - 79.99 B
C 50.00 - 64.99 C
D 30.00 - 49.99 D
E 0.00 - 29.99 F

Secondary 1987–1992

Grade Scale US Grade
A1 80.00 - 100.00 A
A2 68.00 - 79.99 B
B1 56.00 - 67.99 B
B2 45.00 - 55.99 C
C1 31.00 - 44.99 D
C2 16.00 - 30.99 F
D 0.00 - 15.99 F

Secondary before 1986

Grade Scale US Grade
A 80.00 - 100.00 A
B 65.00 - 79.99 B
C 50.00 - 64.99 C

University of Canterbury

Grade Scale Scale 2 US Grade
A+ 90.00 - 100.00 9.00 A
A 85.00 - 89.90 8.00 A-
A- 80.00 - 84.90 7.00 AB
B+ 75.00 - 79.90 6.00 B+
B 70.00 - 74.90 5.00 B
B- 65.00 - 69.90 4.00 B-
C+ 60.00 - 64.90 3.00 BC
C 55.00 - 59.90 2.00 C+
C- 50.00 - 54.90 1.00 C
D 40.00 - 49.90 0.00 F
E 0.00 - 39.90 -1.00 F

Massey University

Grade US Grade
A+ A+
A A
A- A-
B+ B+
B B
B- B-
C+ C+
C C
C- C-
D F
E F
P P
F F




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