Grading Period Processes

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As one grading period ends and another begins, there are a number of considerations that should be taken. Learn about them here!

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Posting and Locking Grades Overview
Grades must be posted and locked in order to be considered “finalized” in Veracross. Teachers can post their own grades in the Teacher Portal (in which case they only need to be locked in Axiom), or grades can be posted and locked in batch in Axiom.
Posting/Locking Grades to Transcripts
Here is the new version of this article in the Veracross Community. It is important to post and lock numeric grades using the "Post/Lock Numeric Grades" procedure before posting grades to transcripts. To learn more about this procedu...
Major and Minor Grading Periods
Whether a particular grading period, e.g., the first quarter or second trimester, is major or minor at a school depends on how the grading periods should interact with each other to produce an overall picture of students’ work.
Posting and Locking Grades
Here is the new version of this article in the Veracross Community. Overview Grades must be posted and locked in order to be considered “finalized” in Veracross. Teachers can post their own grades in the Teacher Portal (in which cas...
Setting the Active Grading Period
Here is the new version of this article in the Veracross Community. Overview The Active Grading Period parameter is a system setting that will need to be updated each time a grading period change occurs. The parameter affects a number of grade-...
Start/End Grading Period Processes
Here is the new version of this article in the Veracross Community. Overview This article presents an overview of the grade-related processes that should be completed at the end of a grading period and start of a new grading period. Befor...
Is there a way to communicate our grading window to faculty at the end of a grading period?
There are a number of ways to put information on the faculty portal, but the most efficient way to inform your faculty of the dates on which you intend to open/close report card grades is through the notes field on the Report Card Form Confi...
It's the end of the term and we need teachers to post grades for the report card. How do we "open" the report card form?
"Opening" report card forms allows teachers to begin inputting end-of-grading-period grades for their students. Report Card Form Configurations can be found on the System homepage , in the center Configuration column, under the Academ...
What is the difference between Current Reporting Period, All Active Grading Periods, and All Current Grading Periods?
When building a query, the "Grading Period" field (not to be confused with the "Grading Periods" field) is helpful to filter by when looking for specific records. It is important to understand exactly what each of the values me...
Can I import numeric grades for students?
The Veracross Data Importer allows schools to import numeric grades for students. This import type is considered both an importer and an updater — it allows you to both import new numeric grade records or update existing grade records. Thi...
What are Grade Distribution Reports and how can I update them?
Grade Distribution Reports are default reports, found on the lower left corner of the school-level homepages. There are two reports available: Grade Distribution Report Grade Distribution Report (Letter) These reports show the distribution...