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How to Import Marks for a Traditional Class
Article # 1755
Teachers with the Class Setup of Default or Custom Setup 1 Grading Scale have the ability to
import grades for their class assignments from a third party testing or scanning device.
1. Create an assignment in GradeBook.

2. On the Assignment Marks screen, click the Import the Marks link.
Note: Teachers may enter marks prior to import. GradeBook will compare the marks
entered with marks from imported file.


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3. On the Assignment Mark Import screen, click Browse to find the appropriate .csv file on
your computer.
4. On the Choose file window, navigate to the appropriate file and then click Open.
5. Click Import the marks.

The students for which marks were imported, imported mark, current mark and symbol
indicating the status of the imported mark and error messages, if any, display in the grid.
Note: If the marks are different an error message will display. Teachers have the option
to override the previous mark with the imported mark.
ProgressBook GradeBook checks the .csv file for the following requirements before the
marks are successfully imported:
 Valid student district ID
 Student must be enrolled in the class for which the assignment marks are being
imported


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 Assignment mark must be valid for assignment type associated with assignment
 Assignment mark cannot be longer than 100 characters
 If any of these requirements are not met after the file is imported, various error
messages may display describing the reason the marks cannot be imported.
6. If it is necessary to designate the first row in the file as the header row, select the Yes
option for First row contains headers?, browse for the file to import and click Import the
Marks.
Note: You can click the Return to Assignment link in the Web site banner at any time to
return to the Assignment Marks screen.
7. To overwrite the existing marks with the imported marks, select the Yes option for
Override existing marks?. If you do not want to override the existing mark, select No.

Note: If an assignment was previously marked as Missing, when you save the imported
marks file, the assignment is no longer Missing. Saving the imported marks file, however,
does not overwrite an assignment that was previously marked as Excluded or has
comments associated with it.
8. Click Save.
The imported marks displays on the Assignment Marks screen.
9. Verify the marks on the Assignment Marks screen. Click Save.

Note: You can hover over the student's name to view an updated average.


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The following table displays the icons, warnings and error messages that may display on the
Assignment Mark Import screen while importing an assignment marks file for a Default or
Custom Setup 1 class.
Import Assignment Marks Symbols for a Default or Custom Setup 1 Class
Display Icon Status Error Message

Assignment mark is valid. N/A

Imported and current marks do not match. “Warning! The marks do not match.”

Assignment marks is invalid.
“Error! The student is not valid for this class.”
“Error! External Student Id is missing.”
“Error! Special characters are not permitted in a
student Id.”
“Error! Duplicate student.”
“Error! Mark is invalid for the assignment mark
type.”
Please see the template attached to this article.