What is your grading scale in nursing school? - page 2

Where I attend nursing school I think that the grading scale is unfair. There is a shortage of nurses in this county. Why make it so difficult for nursing students to help fill the void. I do... Read More

  1. by   GracefulRN
    90 - 100 = A
    80 - 89 = B
    75 - 79 = C
    68 - 74 = D
    0 - 67 = F


    We also have a hight NCLEX pass rate. (>95%)
  2. by   klone
    Now I'm starting to wonder if I'm wrong. Are the grading scales for the nursing classes often different than the grading scales for the rest of the school?
  3. by   GracefulRN
    Quote from klone
    Now I'm starting to wonder if I'm wrong. Are the grading scales for the nursing classes often different than the grading scales for the rest of the school?

    That's a big 10-4

    (at my school anyway)
  4. by   tdg_rn
    Ditto above post:

    Anything less than 75 is failing, except for the drug calc which is anything less than 90 is failing. After three unsuccessful attempts of any drug calc exam you get the BOOT.
  5. by   kathc
    No grades, but anything less than a 75% average is failing. Anything less then 85% on drug calc is failing. You get 3 attempts for the drug calc.
  6. by   justjenn
    A - 100-90
    B - 89-80
    C - 79-75

    Anything below 75 is failing. As far as our NCLEX rate - our school had 100% last graduating class & usually maintained a 98% 3yrs. prior to that.

    They really weed the students out early. Happy to say, I am growing into a flower.

    justjenn
  7. by   jenrninmi
    We have the normal 10 point scale. Although anything below 73% is failing. Drug Calc exam has to be passed with a 100% and NO retakes.
  8. by   jemommyRN
    Anything below 77 is failing, no rounding, no curves, 100% on drug calc. 2 chances
  9. by   dansamy
    Our drug calculation test is an all or nothing thing too.
  10. by   Catma63
    80 and over is passing at my school. Anything under is failing. An 80 is, of course, a C. You must make a C to pass the course.
  11. by   klone
    Bumping this up.
  12. by   TinyNurse
    73% is failing.....
    that's all I knew at my school
    74 and out the door............ I did much better than that but that seemed to be the rule of thumb for my grad class.
  13. by   blue eyes
    Our grading scale is high distinction which is 80%+, distinction 70%-79%, credit 60%-69% pass 50%-59% and fail 40%-49%.

    Before going out on second year placements you have to take a medication math test and score 100%, you get 3 attempts (from memory).




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