35 Best Online Grading Tools for Busy Educators


Searching for Assessment Grading Tools? Here is the list of the top 35 Best Online Grading Tools For Teachers.

1. Canvas Teacher

Canvas is for teachers on the go! It features opportunities to grade, communicate, and update students on their assignments. Teachers can easily see which students have handed in assignments or are missing assignments. Easily give feedback right through your phone! The best part? It’s all free!

2. Easy Grade

Easy Grade assists in grading papers and tests on iOS. You can customize how to grade a test by changing point values. You can also round scores with a click of a button. This app is supported on an iPad as well! It’s free to download with a few in-app purchases to enhance the experience.

3. QuickGrader

This totally free grading option is fully customizable featuring half point values, adjustable grade scales, and decimal values, plus/minus grading, and is super user-friendly!

4. Groovy Grader

Groovy Grader is a free, digital slide grader! It will replace your paper grading calculator.

5. Grades – Grade Calculator

Do you ever have a student ask you what grade they need to receive on a future exam in order to raise their final grade for the class? This app will calculate what a student needs to get on the next test to hit target grades and GPA. It’s a free companion for both teachers and students!

6. Easy Grade

Easy Grade will show you your students’ grades rounded to different places as well as an option to order the grades by questions missed or correct. The app is free with an option to upgrade to the Plus version for $2.99

7. Gradework Pro

The app comes with features like automatic grade calculation, attendance tracking, and student performance summaries that can be emailed out to families. There is a one-time fee of $19.99, but the app is ad-free and this price includes everything within the app (no in-app purchases).

8. Grade Grid

Grade Grid can convert number grades to letter grades for free! The grading scale is customizable depending on the assignment.

9. GradeMe

Yet another free digital EZ grader! This one has great reviews!

10. Showbie

Grade up to 10 student assignments at once with the free version of Showbie! Showbie also contains a digital grade book.

11. Viper

Viper will scan your students’ work and detect plagiarism. There is a small price associated with the app, but districts or institutions can purchase a plan through Viper to ease this burden.

12. ZipGrade

ZipGrade will grade multiple-choice tests in just minutes! You just have to scan the test with your phone. It is free to download with a few in-app purchase options!


Chronicle Cloud is a Formative Assessment Tool and a digital grade book designed with the simple thought of using technology and integrating teaching tasks, allowing teachers to focus on their passion for teaching. Grading isn’t fun, but since the CC digital gradebook, it’s never been so easy and teacher-friendly. digital grade books allow anytime/anywhere grading and tracking of student progress. CC is available on iOS and Android versions

14. Flubaroo

THIS IS A MUST! Flubaroo is a FREE add-on to Google Forms/Sheets that lets you quickly grade and analyze student performance on various assignments. With Flubaroo, you will be able to quickly identify students in need, view average scores, analyze questions most missed, share scores with students via email or Google Drive, and so much more!

15. Formative

Formative allows teachers to assign tasks and watch students complete them in real-time from their own device.

16. QuickKey

This freebie allows teachers to grade assignments without WiFi! You can also push out quizzes to students directly if they have devices. Bonus: QuickKey syncs with Google Classroom and exports grades into a grade book!

17. WISE

Scan tests with WISE and your assessments will be automatically graded. You can also give feedback to students through this free app.

18. Thinkwave

Thinkwave is a free online gradebook to input student data on! Students can even directly upload homework to the app for grading.

19. JumpRope

JumpRope is a free app that is used for standards based grading only. If your district uses standards based grading, this one is for you!

20. Schoology

Not only can you store grades in Schoology, but you can also give video feedback! There is so much to say about this app that you really just NEED to check out their website ASAP!

21. Edmodo

Edmodo enables teachers to grade in an innovative way, through online discussions, polls, games, and more! It’s more than just a free grading app.

22. Alma

The draw to Alma is the lesson planning features in addition to the grading aspects – AND that it’s FREE.

23. Gradebook Wizard

Educators use Gradebook Wizard to give instructions on assignments, grade tasks, and handout information to both students and parents.

24. Planbook

This app is SUPER popular amongst teachers. For a very small annual fee, you can create plans online that can be shared with co-teachers. The grading portion of it is really just a bonus!

25. Teacherease

Using either traditional or standards-based grading, teachers can communicate with students and provide feedback on assignments. You can also tell parents about a student’s progress via the app. There is a fee associated with Teacherease, but many districts get discounts.

You can’t go wrong with any of these choices because they will ALL make your life easier when it comes to grading! Which one will you try first??

26. Google Classroom

Not a pure ‘grading app,’ Google Classroom automates multiple choice item grading and reporting to students. How To Grade In Google Classroom

27. Alma Gradebook

Platform: Computer, iOS (11 or later), and Android.

Price: All of Alma’s core services are available free. The company also offers packages that include training and support at differing levels of involvement, ranging from a starter package for $500/year to a platinum package at $30,000/year.

Summary: This app is a great way to keep track of your students’ grades, schedules, assignments, etc., here are a few of their features: Standards-Based Gradebook, Standards Tracking, Supports Any Standards (including Custom), Supports Any Rubric (including Custom), Blended Learning, Differentiated Assignments, Personalized Learning Schedules, and Google Classroom Integration.

28. Think Wave Gradebook

Platform: Android and Computer

Price: Premium: $49.95/year, Solo Gradebook: Free.

Summary: Think Wave is a very good option for online school, distant learning, grading, and more. This app comes with free limited features, such as: automatic mass email to students and parents, distribute & collect assignments online, advanced messaging system, quick and easy access to all needed data, powerful custom reports.

With Think Wave Premium you unlock many more features, such as: custom report cards and transcripts can be printed or delivered electronically, new messaging and emailing systems provides easy communication between teachers, parents and students, teacher gradebooks distribute and collect assignments online, integrated management software for COVID-19 distance learning, the cloud-based solution provides security and reliability, and finally, all-inclusive license includes support and upgrades.

29. GradeCam Go

Platform: Mobile and Computer

Price: ranges, Free-$150/year, also has option school/district, $3.00/student

Summary: GradeCam Go is a quality online and hybrid grading/online teaching app. The free option doesn’t come with a whole lot, but it’s still not bad, at all–here are some of the features, essential Reports (Item Analysis, Assignment, and Class Overview), sync Rosters from Google Classroom or Canvas, scan forms on any mobile device, 10 questions per assignment, mobile-only access, and more. The other plans unlock a plethora of new features such as unlimited questions per assignment, mobile and computer access, advanced question types, instant grade transfer, and more.

30. GradeBook Pro

Platform: Any

Price: $19.99

Summary: GradeBook Pro is a great way to access your students’ grades, schedules, assignments, etc. They have a plethora of ways to track your students’ progress, such as past grades, reports, assignments, grids that have tracked all of the students’ past grades, and more.

31. ZipGrade

Platform: Any

Price: Free-$6.99

Summary: Zipgrade is a hybrid learning app that helps track students’ grades, assignments, reports, etc. You can scan in-person assignments and transfer them onto the app or you can assign a quiz or assignment online.

32. iDoceo

Platform: Any

Price: $11.99

Summary: iDoceo allows you to quickly grade your students, schedule assignments, reports, etc. You can also keep track of upcoming events or deadlines. iDoceo also keeps a number of statistics that can help you grasp your students’ progress.

33. Socrative Teacher

Platform: Computer and Tablets

Price: Free-$99.99

Summary: Socrative Teacher is an app that instantly grades quizzes, assignments, etc. It takes a lot of time off of your hands and makes teaching faster and simpler.

34. Teacher Gradebook

Platform: Any

Price: Free-$19.99

Summary: Teacher gradebook is a way to easily keep track of grades, keep up with your schedule, view past attendance, or keep a class diary.

35. Teacher gradebook spreadsheet templates from Microsoft

Platform: Windows, iOS, Mac

Price: Free

Summary: This is a very simple and inexpensive way to help keep track of grades, schedules, behavior, etc. You can keep all kinds of grids and templates to track anything, you can also make PowerPoints if you wanted.


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