Edit Standards Scales

This topic covers how to create and edit preset standards scales for the school.

  1. Select Settings from the left sidebar.

  2. Select the Standards Scales tab.

  3. To the right of Pre-Sets, select Add New from the drop-down menu.

  4. If you would like to map your standards scale to your school’s grading scale, you can select the desired grading scale from the drop-down menu next to Map to Grade Scale. Otherwise, select None.

    If you choose to map your standards scale to a grading scale, you will need to align the standards scale to your selected grading scale.

  5. Enter the name of your standards scale in the field to the right of Scale Name.

  6. Enter the max value of your standards scale in the field to the right of Scale Max Value.

  7. In the field to the right of Mastery Score, enter the score at which students will be considered to have “mastered” a standard.

  8. In the GRADE column, enter the grade values for your scale, along with the corresponding LOW and HIGH ranges for each grade value.

  9. Next to each grade value, enter a grade description and select a color.

  10. Click Add Row or Drop Row to add or remove rows from your standards scale.

  11. At the top of the page, you can select Limit teacher options to the following custom standards setting options to only allow teachers to use standard scales that you have created.

  12. At the bottom of the page, you have two additional options for your standard scale:
    • Lock the following options for this scale: Check this box to lock the options for calculating standard scores and adjusting the default standard display.
    • Update class scales for the following grading period: Check this box to update class standard scales for the grading period you select in the drop-down menu to the right.

  13. Click the Save Settings button to save your standards scale.