Once you have filtered student enrollments or sections in your Gradebook, you can sort the Gradebook columns by student name, secondary id, total grade, individual assignment, assignment group (if you have assignment groups set up), and assignment due date. You can also resize and rearrange the columns in the Gradebook.

  • Click here to learn how to assign different students to separate sections.
  • Click here to learn how to only see a specific section in your gradebook.

Sorting the Gradebook

Sort by Student Name

Starting in the course platform, select "Grades" from the left-hand side to navigate to the gradebook.

If you click on the "Student Name" heading, then you will be able to arrange your list of students in ascending or descending order by last name.

Sort by Total Grade

If you click on the "Total" header, then you will be able to arrange your list of students in ascending and descending order by total grade in the course. 

  • Note: If you have multiple grading periods* (such as semesters, quarters, etc.), then the options available in the "Total" column may be restricted. 
  • Click here to find out how you can divide your gradebook into semesters/quarters/etc.

Sort by Individual Assignments

To sort within an individual assignment, click on any space within the assignment column heading. Click the black arrow to sort assignment scores in ascending or descending order [1]. Students marked with an "incomplete*" will be sorted towards the bottom [2].

  • Click here to learn how to mark an assignment as incomplete.
  • Click here to learn how to excuse your student from not submitting an assignment.

Sort by Assignment Group

To sort an assignment group by ascending and descending order percentages, click the name of the assignment group.

Note: You can only sort by assignment group if you have already added assignment groups. Click here to learn how to create assignment groups, and click here to learn how to change the pre-set weights for each assignment group.

Arranging Columns

You have the option of arranging the columns of your gradebook one of two ways.

By Assignment Group

1. Click on the gear on the upper right-hand corner of the gradebook.
2. Select "Arrange columns by assignment group".

By Due Date

1. Click on the gear on the upper right-hand corner of the gradebook.
2. Select "Arrange column by due date".

Resizing Columns

Finally, you have the option of resizing and reordering your gradebook columns. 

To change the size of the columns, hover your mouse between the column lines until you see the resize cursor. You can click and drag to the left or to the right in order to make a column bigger/smaller.

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