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by FreshGrade

GRADES / Elementary (Grades K-4), High School (Grades 9-12), Middle School (Grades 5-8), Pre-K
PLATFORMS / Web Browser, iPhone App, iPad App, Android Smartphone App, Android Tablet App

Online portfolio to track and comment on student work


FreshGrade is an online portfolio where teachers, students and parents all interact to capture and comment on the student’s school work. The program also allows teachers to create and grade custom assignments, which are then tracked in the tool. FreshGrade’s core features are free for all users, though an upgraded version is available.


Teachers create a digital class by uploading their class list, or can integrate a class list using Clever. This process creates an individual portfolio pages for each student in the class. The teacher can then use the FreshGrade app to upload materials - documents, pictures, videos, audio or comments - to individual student pages or to the whole class page.

Using the browser-based version of FreshGrade, teachers can also create, assign and grade activities. These activities can be aligned to specific standards and include attached documents. They can be assigned to an individual student, a group, or the whole class. Teachers also choose how they will assess the activity, e.g. on a 3-point scale, a score out of 10, or with a custom note. Data from this assessment will automatically be captured in FreshGrade’s gradebook, where teachers can view each student’s performance. FreshGrade can also create summary reports, which pulls in student reflections and examples of students’ work.

When students use the FreshGrade student app, they are able to view only their own portfolio page. Students can comment on the work in their portfolio, or upload their own materials using the app. The app sends a notification to teachers when there is new activity in the student’s account, and to students when the teacher uploads a new class-wide document.

Parents use FreshGrade to view their child’s portfolio and to comment on the items it contains. Parents also receive notifications when there is new activity in the portfolio.


FreshGrade’s core features are free and can be downloaded by district admins, school leaders, teachers, parents and students. A paid version of the tool provides additional services and data insights on top of those described above. This version of FreshGrade costs $5 per student per year.


Case Studies9
Stephanie, @st0bin
Grade 4 Teacher, SD23, Other / None of the Above (I work outside of the United States)

Traditional report cards no longer match the new direction schools are taking to prepare our children for a 21rst Century world.

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School Type: Middle School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population, 1:1 Devices

I would add a function in which the reports are printed in Spanish so all parents that struggle with understanding English can still receive all the information in their native language. I would also like for this program to allow teacher to write comments in Spanish to the different app features...

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FreshGrade for Schools and Districts - FreshGrade for Schools and Districts offers additional services, integrations, and unprecedented access to data and insights. What makes FreshGrade's model different than other EdTech offerings is that the paid version doesn't change the feature set or experience for end users: teachers, parents, and students.
Can be purchased by School Leader or District Administrator.


This product is accessible via a web browser -- Optimized for mobile browsers
This product is available as a native application on the following devices:
Android Smartphone App
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