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Assigning a Different Grading Scale to a Student

Grading Scale 1 is the default scale used to calculate all student grades in the gradebook. If you have defined multiple grading scales, you can use multiple scales within the same gradebook. If you grade certain students differently, simply assign the appropriate scale to them. To assign a new scale to a student:

GScale number identifies grade scale used for each student

GScale number identifies grade scale used for each student

  1. Click View > Student Info. The Information About Each Student dialog will display.
  2. Under Data Fields to show, click GScale, and then click OK. A GScale column will be added to the main spreadsheet.
  3. Find the student you want and click the 1 in the GScale column, then right-click.
  4. From the pop-up menu, move to Select Grade Scale and click the grade scale you want to use for the selected student. The new scale ID will appear in the cell and the student’s grade will be calculated using the new scale.