What is a Performance Band?

Performance bands are used to categorize a student’s overall score from an assignment. Performance bands are set for percent ranges that can be labeled to indicate a level of mastery, a grade, or to indicate proficiency. Performance bands can be created by a Gradient System Admin for the whole subscription to access and can also be created individually by staff for their own use.

District performance bands are typically created for a common grading scale so that staff don’t have to create their own. District performance bands can be linked during assignment creation or toggled on for use in assignment responses, reports, and grade transfer. Read More….

Leaders and staff often create multiple performance bands for formative assignments versus graded assignments. Other scenarios for creating additional performance bands would include rubric scored assignments, standards-based grading, or to match a competency scale. They can also be used to label scores in a way that gives feedback. Read More…

Performance bands are the teacher’s tool for quick and accurate student data analysis.
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What is a Performance Band?