# How do I view grade statistics?

Instructors can view statistics for students' grades in an assignment or assessment, including a bar graph of the score distribution.

## Go to Gradebook.

Select the **Gradebook** tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

## Select View Grade Statistics.

Select the **down arrow** icon (**Open menu for [item title] column**), then **View Grade Statistics**.

## View the statistics.

The *Grade Statistics* window displays the following:

- A visual bar graph of the score distribution.
- A list of statistics, including the
*Average (Mean) Score*,*Median Score*,*Standard Deviation*, the*Lowest*and*Highest Scores*, and the*Total Graded Scores*.

## Close the Grade Statistics window.

To close the *Grade Statistics* window, either:

- Select the
**X**icon in the upper-right corner of the window, - Or select
**Done**.