A 65 percent grade is a solid D letter grade. A letter grade D means less than satisfactory or below average performance in a class or on a test. Any percentage score in the 63-66.9 range is a D on the grade scale table.
All information presented on this page is valid for any grade between a 65 and 66, for example 65.25, 65.3, 65.75, 65.9 etc. They all convert to a D and 1.0 GPA.
Aside from 65 out of 100, there are numerous ways students can end up with 65% grades. Here are scales for common number of test questions that can lead to a 65 grade.
Reference table of the percentage grade scale with letter grade and unweighted GPA point equivalents. This grade scale is used my most U.S. middle schools, high schools and colleges.