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How do I complete my Grade Setup in Schoology?

You are here:

1. Navigate to your Schoology Course

2. Link course sections

How do I link my course sections?

3. Navigate to ‘Grade Setup’

4. Click ‘+Add’

5. Add Grading Category information for each graded category

  1. Type in Category Name.
  2. Click the dropdown next to ‘Calculated by’ and choose ‘Percent’.
  3. Drop lowest: If you choose to drop the lowest grade in a particular category, make sure this matches what you have set-up in PowerSchool.
  4. Type in the weight for each category. The weights for each category are as follows:
    Classwork/Homework: 10%
    Quiz: 30%
    Test: 60%
    Exam: 0%
  5. Click ‘Create’.

Repeat this process for each graded category (Classwork/Homework, Exam, Quiz, & Test).

Repeat steps 1-3 for each course you teach.

6. Change Gradebook Scale to ‘NRCA Grading Scale’, check the two boxes under ‘Visibility Settings’ then click ‘Save Changes’

7. Click the PowerSchool App

8. Click ‘Approve’

Skip to step 6 if you do not get the PowerSchool Authorization notification as shown in the screenshot below.

9. Click the ‘Configuration’ tab

10. Select the dropdown arrow under ‘Schoology Course Categories’

11. Map all course categories to their respective PowerSchool categories

12. Check box next to ‘Automatically shorten assignment titles’ & click ‘Save Changes’

13. Repeat steps 10-12 for each section of each course


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