Create Groups Page

On this page, you begin creating a new student group by selecting some initial parameters.

How do I get to this page?

  1. Select Manage Groups in the header of the Star Record Book.
  2. On the Manage Groups page, select Create New Groups.

Who can do this with default user permissions?

District Level Administrators, District Level Staff, School Level Administrators, School Staff, Teachers


  1. Use the School and Students to Group drop-down lists to select the students you want to create groups from.



    • If you only have access to one school, you will not need to select a school.
    • School level administrators will only see classes at their own school.
    • Teachers will only see their own classes.

    To choose multiple specific classes (not just one), select Classes under the Students to Group drop-down list.



    1. In the pop-up window, check the classes you want.
    2. To search for a specific class, enter the class name or part of the name in the field at the top; the list will automatically update to include classes that match your criteria.
    3. Check the Class box at the top to select all of the classes shown at once (use the arrow next to "Class" to re-sort the list in alphabetical order, ↑ A to Z or ↓ Z to A).
    4. Choose Save Selection at the bottom to save your choices.

    To choose specific students, select Students under the Students to Group drop-down list.



    1. In the pop-up window, enter all or part of a student name in the field at the top.
    2. Use the drop-down list next to the field to find students in any grade (All Grades) or choose a single grade to search in.
    3. Select the search icon ; the list will update to include students that match your criteria.
    4. Check the students you want, or select Student above the list to check all the students shown at once (use the arrow next to "Student" to re-sort the list in alphabetical order, ↑ A to Z or ↓ Z to A).
    5. Choose Add Students at the bottom to save your choices.
  2. Use the Subject drop-down list to select a subject for the group (Reading or Math).

  3. Use the Scale drop-down list to determine which scale to use when making groups.



    The available scales will change based on the subject chosen.

    Subject Scale Definition
    Reading Star Reading Enterprise Range of Star Reading test scores (0–1400)
    Star Early Literacy Enterprise Range of Star Early Literacy test scores (300–900)
    Star Unified A single scale (0–1400) that can be applied to Star Early Literacy, Star Reading, and Star Math tests
    Math Star Enterprise Range of Star Math test scores (0–1400)
    Star Unified A single scale (0–1400) that can be applied to Star Early Literacy, Star Reading, and Star Math tests
  4. Use the Benchmark drop-down list to choose which benchmark you want to use to group the students: State, District, or School.

  5. Select Create Groups; see the instructions for the next step here.