Retention & Promotion

  • Promotion Criteria

    Promotion to 9th grade will require you to pass:

    • 3 middle school or higher, year-long courses in English
    • 3 middle school or higher, year-long courses in Mathematics
    • 3 middle school or higher, year-long courses in Science
    • 3 middle school or higher, year-long courses in Social Studies, and
    • 1 course in career planning to be completed in 7th or 8th grade, which can be a stand-alone course or instruction integrated into an existing course or courses.

    Two of the four subjects required to meet this criteria must be English, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. Students who are failing and/or fail up to two of the 4 core courses (i.e., English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies) will be given the opportunity to meet the requirements of the course(s) through our school's Course Recovery Program.

    You will need to earn 4 points over the course of a year in each subject to pass a course.

    A=4            B=3            C=2            D=1            F=0