Before you start, review the Grades and Degrees keywords to ensure you have each grade you plan to promote in numeric order. On the File menu, click Keywords > General Keywords > Grades and Degrees.
Select the range of grade levels to promote. Typically, you begin with your first grade level (Preschool or Kindergarten) and end with the last grade level your school promotes to.
To change the type for graduating students from Child to Young Adult, select the check box. If you change type, you can also change the relationship.
Type and relationship display in the Personal section. This is a way to distinguish between students who've completed grade 12 and those currently in grade 12.
If you share data with Formation/Church Office:
Grade promotions change all shared records, including Church Office members and Formation Office students, even if they aren't in School. If you change status type here, the students' type in their Church and Formation records will also be updated.