Gradebook Filtering and Navigation

Gradebook Filtering and Navigation

The Canvas gradebook provides filtering tools to help you navigate your assignments, your students, and their progress through your class.
Related Topics: Canvas Gradebook, Canvas

Gradebook Features


The Gradebook features menus for navigation [1], with areas for student data [2] and assignment data [3]. You can access this assignment and student data through keyboard shortcuts [4], as well as by typing into the search bar [5]. Finally, you can change settings for the Gradebook through the Settings icon [6].

Canvas Gradebook Primary Vidw


Gradebook Menus

The Gradebook [1] and View [2] menus at the top left of the screen allow for different displays and filtering of the Gradebook, while the Actions [3] menu provides access to the Import/Export functions.

Gradebook Menus

Changing the Gradebook Display

Go to the Gradebook [1] menu to change your Gradebook display.

Select Learning Mastery [2] to display outcomes on assigned assessments. This gradebook view is used with Canvas Outcomes.

Select Individual View [3] to display all grades for an individual student. On this page, you can filter grades by section, assignment, and student.

Select Gradebook History [4] to display recent changes made to grades. More information on Gradebook History can be found in the designated Gradebook History documentation.

Canvas Gradebook Menu Options

Sorting and Filtering the Gradebook

Go to the View [1] menu to find options for sorting and filtering the Gradebook.

Canvas Gradebook View Menu Options


Select Arrange By to arrange assignment columns by Assignment Name, Due Date, Points, or Module. The Default Order of assignment columns is based on their order in Assignment groups.

Canvas Gradebook View Option Arrange By Menu

Select Filters to view only assignments in a particular Assignment Group, Module, Section, or Student Group.

Canvas Gradebook View Menu Filter


Select Statuses to change the color of your statuses (Missing, Excused, Late, Resubmitted, Dropped) via the pop-up menu.



Below Columns choose whether to show or hide Notes and/or Unpublished Assignments. While the Unpublished Assignments column appears in the Gradebook, it does not appear in a gradebook export.

Gradebook View Menu Columns


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