Enter the total percentage grade and weight of each grade into the calculator. The calculator will determine the overall grade value.

## Overall Grade Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the overall grade in a class.

G = C1% * W + C2% * W + C3% * W… / N

- Where G is the overall grade (%)
- C1% etc, are the individual grades
- W are the weights of each grade
- N is the total number of grades

## Overall Grade Definition

An overall grade is the final grade of a class or person based on all of the grades and weight percentage.

## Overall Grade Example

How to calculate an overall grade?

**First, determine the individual grades.**Determine each individual grade percentage.

**Next, determine the weights of those grades.**Determine how much each grade weights towards the total grade.

**Finally, calculate the overall grade.**Calculate the overall grade using the equation above.

## FAQ

**What is an overall grade?**

An overall grade is your actually final grade after taking into account the weighted percentages of each individual grade.

**How can one grade effect the overall grade more than another?**

The reason that some grades affect the overall grade more than others is that they have a higher “weight”. This weight is another way of saying that these grades are valued more towards the final grade.