Moodle: Gradebook: Change Grade Display Type

The Moodle Gradebook allows grades to be displayed as a Real grade (the actual score), a Percentage, a Letter Grade, or any combination of those 3 options.  The default setting for Moodle is to display the Real grade with the letter grade in parentheses.  To change this configuration:

1.  Go to Gradebook Setup, click the Edit menu for the Gradebook, and then click Edit settings 

Edit settings located under the Edit drop down menu for the gradebook


2.  Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click the Show more... link just above the Save Changes button.

Show more link depicted directly above the Save Changes button at the bottom of the screen

3.  Then, scroll back up until you see the Grade display type dropdown menu from the expanded set of options and select the desired display type.  Be sure to scroll back down to the bottom and click the Save Changes button if you change any settings.

Grade display type menu shown expanded and listing all available display types

Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

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