Pro feature

Fast grade is a CodeHS Pro tool designed to make grading student submissions on CodeHS quick and easy.

Main Features:

  • Get access to all the information that you need to know about the submission you are grading.

  • Assign a grade with a single click.

  • Send new messages to students and review previous messages sent to students.

  • Compare the student’s code to the assignment's solution code.

  • Filter for the submissions that you need to grade. You can filter submissions by Assignment, Section, and Progress.

Gif of Fast Grade submission

Accessing Fast Grade

  1. Click on Code Review along the left hand navigation bar.

  2. In your Code Review dashboard you will see the number of student submissions, time of submission, assignment name, and student name.

  3. From your review dashboard click on Fast Grade.

Awarding Grades in Fast Grade

There are four buttons used for grading in fast grade: Award Full Credit, Give Zero, Finalize, and Needs Work. Once you give a student a grade, the next submission will automatically appear.

  • Award Full Credit: gives the submission a full score and marks it as finalized.

  • Give Zero: gives the submission a score of 0 and marks it as finalized.

  • Finalize: takes the score you input and gives the submission that score. Marks the submission as finalized.

  • Needs Work: takes the score you input and gives the submission that score. Marks the submission as needs work.

Grading by Assignment for a Particular Section

With Fast Grade you can grade all submissions for a particular section. To do so:

  1. Go to the Section for which you want to grade submissions and click on Gradebook.

  2. Click on the assignment you want to grade and select Fast Grade.

  3. You can now grade all submissions for one particular assignment at a time.

Gif showing Fast Grade from Assignment Grading page

Keyboard Shortcuts in Fast Grade

You can also use keyboard shortcuts to make the grading process even faster. Keyboard shortcuts can be found on the "?" icon on the right-hand side of the platform.

Click question mark icon for information about Fast Grade and keyboard shortcuts

CodeHS Fast Grade is only available on CodeHS Pro. To get Pro for your school, contact our team at

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