Grading System in New Zealand

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Grading Scales:

Post-secondary

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A+ 85.00 - 100.00 High first A+
A 80.00 - 84.99 Clear first A
A- 75.00 - 79.99 Bare first A-
B+ 70.00 - 74.99 High second B+
B 65.00 - 69.99 Clear second B
B- 60.00 - 64.99 Bare second B-
C+ 55.00 - 59.99 Sound pass C+
C 50.00 - 54.99 Pass C
C- 45.00 - 49.99 Marginal pass C-
D 40.00 - 44.99 Fail F
E 0.00 - 39.99 Low Fail F
F Ungraded Fail F
P Ungraded Pass 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 Standard Not Achieved 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



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