Venezuela

RECOMMENDATION

In humanities and social science fields expect an average of 16.

In engineering and the sciences expect an average of 14.

Universidad Simon Bolivar - expect an average of 4 or above.

Schools using the 1-9 grading system - expect an average of 7.

Schools using the percentage system - expect an average of 70.

Class ranks (in top 20% of the class) may be given more weight than the grades.

GRADING SYSTEM

Humanities:

19 - 20 A Excellent
16 - 17 - 18 B Outstanding
13 - 14 - 15 C Satisfactory
10 - 11 - 12 D Passing
Below 10 F Failing

Engineering and Sciences:

17 - 18 - 19 - 20 A Excellent
14 - 15 - 16 B Outstanding
12 - 13 C Satisfactory
10 - 11 D Passing
Below 10 F Failing

Universidad Simon Bolivar:

1 - 5 scale, 3 is the lowest passing grade

A = 5
B = 4
C = 3

Other:

Schools with grading systems on the 1-9 scale: 5 is the lowest passing grade.

Schools with percentage grading system: 50% is the lowest passing grade.