Set Up a Weighted Gradebook

A weighted grading system is one where grade categories and items are assigned a weight as a percentage of the final grade. In the video below, we show how to create a weighted gradebook and make sure that it calculates correctly.

Here are some points to remember about a weighted grading system:

  • Weighted gradebooks require that all category weights add up to 100%.
  • All item weights within a category also must add up to 100%.
  • In a weighted grade book, the Maximum Points field does not affect the final calculated grade.