• Click here for the PROGRAMS of STUDY created by Unit 5 staff.  
     
    For the 2021-22 School Year: Unit 5 is still utilizing the 5.0 weighted grading scale. 
    Standard Level A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 F=0
    Honors Level [H] A=6 B=5 C=4 D=3 F=0
    Advanced Placement Level [AP] A=6 B=5 C=4 D=3 F=0
    Dual Credit Level [DC] A=6 B=5 C=4 D=3 F=0
    Dual Credit Career Technical Education [CTE] A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 F=0
     
    Academic Recognition System:
    Beginning with the Class of 2019, class rank will no longer be calculated or reported.  Percentiles will not be calculated or reported.  Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude designations will be awarded for the Class of 2019 and all subsequent graduating classes. 

    Summa Cum Laude: 5.1 + GPA
    Magna Cum Laude: 4.85 – 5.099 GPA

    Starting in 2022-23, Unit 5 will move to a 4.0 weighted grading scale
    Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude designations will be awarded based on GPA after 7 semesters. No exceptions will be made for 8th semester.

    Summa Cum Laude designation: 4.1+ GPA
    Magna Cum Laude designation: 3.85 – 4.099 GPA

    Grading System:
    Starting in the 2022-23 School Year, McLean County Unit District No. 5 utilizes a 4.0 weighted grade system for determining grade point average.
    To indicate the weight of a class, the following symbols are placed behind the course title:
    Standard Level A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1 F=0
    Honors Level [H] A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 F=0
    Advanced Placement Level [AP] A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 F=0
    Dual Credit Level [DC] A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 F=0
    Dual Credit Career Technical Education [CTE] A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1 F=0