Editing Student Characteristics

By following the steps below, you can edit the student characteristics that are available in specific schools. You can then assign these characteristics to students and use the information for reports that are focused on specific student groups.

Who can do this with default capabilities?

School Network Administrators, School Network Staff, School Administrators

If you are a school administrator and you are assigned to more than one school, on the Home page, select your name, then select Change Role to choose the school you want to work with before following these steps.

  1. On the Home page, click Users.
  2. Click Set Up Characteristics.
  3. On the Manage Student Characteristics page, school network staff members and school network administrators can use the School drop-down list to choose the school for which they want to change characteristics, or choose All Schools. (School administrators can only edit student characteristics in their own school.)
  4. The Manage Student Characteristics page lists the characteristics for the selected school. Find the characteristic that you want to edit and click Edit in the row for that characteristic.
    • You cannot edit the standard shared characteristics. However, you can change the names of characteristics that someone in your school or school network added after the software was set up.
    • For characteristics that are shared by more than one school, the Edit link will only be available when school network personnel choose All Schools from the School drop-down list. School administrators cannot edit these characteristics.
  5. Change the name of the characteristic; then, click Save.
  6. If you need to change other characteristics, repeat steps 4-5 above.
  7. Click Done when you are finished.