Add New Grading Period

This topic covers how to create new grading periods.

Depending on settings for your district, school administrators may not be able to adjust the dates or create additional grading periods.

  1. Select Grading Periods from the left sidebar.

  2. On the Grading Periods page, you can view the school year, grading period number, date range for each grading period and a gear icon.



  3. Click the Create Grading Period button to add a new grading period to your school.

  4. In the New Grading Period pop-up, ensure that you complete the following information for your new grading period:

    • School Year: Select the desired school year from the drop-down menu.
    • Grading Period: Select the desired grading period number from the drop-down menu.
    • Start Date: Select the appropriate start date.
    • End Date: Select the appropriate end date.
    • Visible to teachers, students and parents: Check this box if you would like the grading period to be visible to students, parents and teachers in their accounts.
    • Visible to school admins: Check this box if you would like the grading period to be visible to school administrators.
    • Visible to district admins: Check this box if you would like the grading period to be visible to district administrators.
    • Hide classes from students until a specific date: Check this box to select a date on which students will have access to their classes.
    • Default this grading period for new classes?: Check this box to make this grading period the default grading period for all newly created classes.
    • Copy Student Roster: Check the box next to one of your previous grading periods from which you would like to copy your student roster.

    Grading period dates cannot overlap with any other grading periods' dates.

    If you select Copy Student Roster, all students (active, archived, and withdrawn) from the selected GP will copy into the new GP.



  5. Click the green Create Grading Period button to create your new grading period.


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