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The Term Grades tab of DP Gradebooks display the cumulative average of assessed assignments in the class. There are two options for how this average can be calculated, both configured via your School Settings.
Navigate to Settings > School Settings > Academic Functions. Here you can choose to use either percentage weights or not.
Click here for more information on how this calculation impacts the DP Grade Books.
If you have Use Percentage Weights enabled, tasks in a class are averaged by category, then the weighting is applied and the averages from the tasks are added and divided by the total weighting.
Calculation Formula with Percentage Weights:
If you do not use percentage weights, every task is multiplied by the task weighting, then added together and divided by the total weighting.
Calculation Formula without Percentage Weights:
Navigate to Settings > IB Diploma Programme > Grades to configure default grade conversions for any new DP classes created. Note that this scale is applied to all tasks & term grades calculations of IB grades.
Each DP class can have its own unique Grades Scale. This is customisable by any admin or the class teacher via the class Tasks & Units tab > Tasks > Manage Categories. Again, this scale is applied to all tasks & term grades calculations of IB grades.
Task Categories are configured on a class-by-class basis. Here teachers can customise and color-code task categories. These task category weightings are applied to the final grade calculation when entering term grades.
• To delete a category, click the checkbox in the delete column of the category that you wish to delete
• To edit a category, type in the new name in the text field, and click on the color palette to select a new color for the label.
• To add a new category, click Add New and type in the name and select a color for the label.
Please make sure you click Save Changes to apply the changes to your class.
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