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Promotion Requirements

Working hard in all classes, keeping up with classwork and homework, being organized and asking for help are all ways for your child to be successful academically.

Students must pass 4 out of 6 classes in order to be promoted from sixth grade to seventh grade and then from seventh to eighth.  They need four points in each subject within the four quarters.  An A=4 points,  B= 3, C=2 and a D=1.  Two of the four subjects must be a core subject, which are Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.

In order to be promoted to high school, eighth graders need the following:

Pass four out of six classes.
Pass Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.
Have a completed a four year high school personalized planner.
Have a career education component which is embedded within eighth grade Social Studies.

Students must have 3 courses of Math,  3 courses of Language Arts, 3 courses of Science, and 3 courses of Social Studies.  One course must be Civics with students who entered sixth grade after the 2016-17 school year.

“Course Recovery” can be done in a variety of ways. Parent/ Student letters will be sent home In January 2017 to students’ that are In Danger of Failing.