Academic grading in Italy
- Academic grading in Italy
There are several grading systems used in Italy:
In Italian primary school, a 5-point grading scale is used:
* Ottimo (excellent)
* Distinto (good)
* Buono (average)
* Sufficiente (pass)
* Non Sufficiente (non pass)
In high school a 10-point scale is used, 6 being the minimum grade for passing.
Specifications such as +, −, "double minus" ("="), half grades ("double plus") and "between" grades, such as 6/7, are often used.
Note that the grades used in primary school are derived from this scale, with Non Sufficiente meaning "5 and under", and the other grades standing respectively for 7, 8, 9, and 10. A 10 is very rare to score, as well as a 1. The weakest grade a student can normally get is a 3 or a 4.An 8 is usually considered a very good grade, and a 9 is an excellent grade.
The average grade goes between 6 and 7.
For ordinary exams, Universities in Italy use a 30-point scale simply divided in two: non passing (0 to 17 points), and passing grades (18 to 30 points). For the final dissertation a 110-point scale is used, which is divided in two as well, with 66 being the minimum grade for passing. For outstanding results, the Lode "praise" is added to the maximum grade.
To someone familiar with both the Italian and the U.S. college systems, Italian grades are best translated into American grades (and vice versa) according to the following table:
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