Grading Categories

Use grading categories to group assignments and weigh them collectively in final grade calculations. The average score of the assignments in a grading category counts as a percentage of students' overall grades.

Assignments that do not belong to a custom grading category belong to the Default category, which counts as the remaining percentage of students' overall grades.

The Student Grade Details page is organized by grading category. At the bottom of each grading category, Total Current Score displays the total Points Earned, Points Possible, and % for assignments in that grading category.

If you have not created any grading categories, the Student Grade Details page divides assignments between Default Category (100% of grade) and Assignments not currently counting towards grade (0% of grade).