View or update your gradebook
This article is for teachers
Note: If your school participates in the grades sync beta program, you can push grades directly from Classroom to your student information system (SIS). For details, go to the beta interest sign-up form.
On the Grades page, you can view and update your gradebook. You can view student submissions, enter grades, and return work. Students get their grades when you return their work. Only teachers see the Grades page.
For instructions to set up overall grades and grade categories, go to Set up grading.
View student submissions
On the Grades page, you can view, grade, and return a student’s submission.
You might notice that the work or grade status is color coded:
- Red—Missing work.
- Green—Turned in work or draft grade.
- Black—Returned work.
Other colors are based on your class theme and don’t indicate work or grade status.
Click a class Grades.
- Point at a cell for a student’s assignment. Click More View submission.
Note: When viewing a student's submission in the grading tool, you can enter a grade. Grades entered in the grading tool sync to the Grades page. For grading tool instructions, go to Grade and return an assignment.
Enter grades and return work
Click a class Grades.
- (Optional) Enter a grade for a student’s assignment.
- To return a student's assignment, click More Return and confirm.
For more instructions on grading, go to Grade and return an assignment.
Use keyboard shortcuts in your gradebook
|Action||Mac shortcut||PC/Chrome shortcut|
|Save draft and move to the More menu, or move to next cell from the More menu.||Tab||Tab|
|Save draft and move to previous column, same row||Shift + Tab||Shift + Tab|
|Save draft and move to next row, same column||Return||Enter|
|Save draft and move to previous row, same column||Shift + Return||Shift + Enter|
|(View Mode) Move between cells (showing selected cell)||Arrow keys||Arrow keys|
|(Edit Mode) Move between characters in a selected cell||Arrow keys||Arrow keys|
|Return to view mode||Esc||Esc|
|Open menu options in a cell||⌘ + Shift + \||Ctrl + Shift + \|
|Return assignment||⌘ + Option + r||Ctrl + Alt + r|
|View submission||⌘ + Option + v||Ctrl + Alt + v|
View overall grades for students in a class
Click a class.
Choose an option:
Click Grades. A student's overall grade is next to their name.
Click People a student's name. The student's overall grade is next to their name.
Download a copy of your gradebook