In the United States, grades are given an alphabetical value: A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is below average and F is a fail. In other countries, the grading system is recorded differently; however, the grades still hold the same equivalents as U.S. grades.

United Kingdom

The school systems in the United Kingdom grade numerically based on a scale of 1 to 100. They break down their grades into smaller increments, for example: 70 to 100 is an A, 65 to 69 is an A-, 60 to 64 is a B+, 50 to 59 is a B, 45 to 49 is a C+, 40 to 44 is a C and anything below 39 is a failed grade. A grade of C is considered the passing grade.

In the United States, grades are given an alphabetical value: A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is below average and F is a fail. In other countries, the grading system is recorded differently; however, the grades still hold the same equivalents as U.S. grades.

China

In China, there are two types of grading scales. Both are numerical: one is on a scale from 0 to 100. A grade of 100 to 85 is an A, 75 to 84 is a B, 60 to 74 is a C and anything below 59 is a failed grade. The other scale is from 2 to 5. A grade of 5 is equivalent to an A, 4 is a B, 3 is a C and 2 is an F.

In the United States, grades are given an alphabetical value: A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is below average and F is a fail. In other countries, the grading system is recorded differently; however, the grades still hold the same equivalents as U.S. grades.

France

The French grading system lies on a scale from 0 to 20. A grade of 14 to 20 is considered an A, 12 to 13.9 is a B+, 11 to 11.9 is a B, 10.5 to 10.9 is a B-, 10.1 to 10.4 is a C+, 10 is a C, 9 to 9.9 is a C-, 8 to 8.9 is a D and anything below 8 is a failed grade.

In the United States, grades are given an alphabetical value: A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is below average and F is a fail. In other countries, the grading system is recorded differently; however, the grades still hold the same equivalents as U.S. grades.

Australia

Australia does not use an alphabetical or numerical system, but instead uses words as grade descriptors. "High Distinction" is an A+, "Distinction" is an A, "Credit" is a B, "Pass" is a C, "Conceded, Conditional or Compensatory Pass" is a D and F is a failed grade.

In the United States, grades are given an alphabetical value: A is excellent, B is good, C is average, D is below average and F is a fail. In other countries, the grading system is recorded differently; however, the grades still hold the same equivalents as U.S. grades.

Singapore

The Singapore grading system classifies its grades into classes. An A+ grade is "class II," an A grade is "class II i," a B grade is "class II ii," and a C grade is "class III."