Grading Scales

Fields

FieldDescriptionType
id The ID of the grading scale integer
title The title of the grading scale string
type 1 corresponds to "Classic 5pt chromatic" or other "Percent" scales. 3 corresponds to "Point" scales. 0 corresponds to "Numeric" integer
auto_averaging Automatically calculate average values for each level integer
hide_numeric If 1, student will only see the letter grade integer

Operations

view

View a grading scale

Path

GET https://api.schoology.com/v1/sections/{section_id}/grading_scales

Content

None

Return

An object containing grading scale fields

JSON (Percent-type scale)
{
    "grading_scale": [
        {
            "id": 1,
            "title": "Classic five point chromatic",
            "type": 1,
            "auto_averaging": 0,
            "hide_numeric": 0,
            "scale": {
                "level": [
                    {
                        "grade": "F",
                        "cutoff": 0,
                        "average": 0
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "D-",
                        "cutoff": 60,
                        "average": 60
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "D",
                        "cutoff": 63,
                        "average": 63
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "D+",
                        "cutoff": 67,
                        "average": 67
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "C-",
                        "cutoff": 70,
                        "average": 70
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "C",
                        "cutoff": 73,
                        "average": 73
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "C+",
                        "cutoff": 77,
                        "average": 77
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "B-",
                        "cutoff": 80,
                        "average": 80
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "B",
                        "cutoff": 83,
                        "average": 83
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "B+",
                        "cutoff": 87,
                        "average": 87
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "A-",
                        "cutoff": 90,
                        "average": 90
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "A",
                        "cutoff": 93,
                        "average": 93
                    },
                    {
                        "grade": "A+",
                        "cutoff": 97,
                        "average": 97
                    }
                ]
            }
        }
    ],
    "links": {
        "self": "https:\/\/...\/v1\/sections\/4318461\/grading_scales"
    }
}
XML (Percent-type scale)
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<result>
    <grading_scale>
        <id>1</id>
        <title>Classic five point chromatic</title>
        <type>1</type>
        <auto_averaging>0</auto_averaging>
        <hide_numeric>0</hide_numeric>
        <scale>
            <level>
                <grade>F</grade>
                <cutoff>0</cutoff>
                <average>0</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>D-</grade>
                <cutoff>60</cutoff>
                <average>60</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>D</grade>
                <cutoff>63</cutoff>
                <average>63</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>D+</grade>
                <cutoff>67</cutoff>
                <average>67</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>C-</grade>
                <cutoff>70</cutoff>
                <average>70</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>C</grade>
                <cutoff>73</cutoff>
                <average>73</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>C+</grade>
                <cutoff>77</cutoff>
                <average>77</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>B-</grade>
                <cutoff>80</cutoff>
                <average>80</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>B</grade>
                <cutoff>83</cutoff>
                <average>83</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>B+</grade>
                <cutoff>87</cutoff>
                <average>87</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>A-</grade>
                <cutoff>90</cutoff>
                <average>90</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>A</grade>
                <cutoff>93</cutoff>
                <average>93</average>
            </level>
            <level>
                <grade>A+</grade>
                <cutoff>97</cutoff>
                <average>97</average>
            </level>
        </scale>
    </grading_scale>
    <links>
        <self>https://.../v1/sections/4318461/grading_scales</self>
    </links>
</result>
JSON (Points-type scale)
{
  "id": 96033,
  "title": "points scale",
  "type": 3,
  "auto_averaging": 0,
  "hide_numeric": 1,
  "scale": {
    "level": [
      {
        "points": 3,
        "description": "three points"
      },
      {
        "points": 2,
        "description": "two points"
      },
      {
        "points": 1,
        "description": "one point"
      }
    ]
  }
}
XML (Percent-type scale)
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<result>
    <grading_scale>
        <id>96033</id>
        <title>Points scale</title>
        <type>3</type>
        <auto_averaging>0</auto_averaging>
        <hide_numeric>1</hide_numeric>
        <scale>
            <level>
                <points>3</points>
                <description>three points</description>
            </level>
            <level>
                <points>2</points>
                <description>two points</description>
            </level>
            <level>
                <points>1</points>
                <description>one point</description>
            </level>
        </scale>
 </grading_scale>
    <links>
        <self>https://.../v1/sections/4318461/grading_scales</self>
    </links>
</result>