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grade point average

noun, Education
1.
a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of course work taken.
Also called quality point average.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • On grade point average, however, rejected students were significantly lower than the neglected or popular children.
  • Conversely, changes in social acceptance were not predictive of changes in grade point average or unexplained absences.

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