Academic Success/Promotion

  • District Policies

    • Standards-based grading of grade-level content standards or learning targets
      • Acceptable grades: 4-Advanced, 3-Proficient
      • Grades that should be improved with teacher help: 2-Basic, 1-Below Basic  
    • Homework: essential practice which helps students prepare for quizzes and tests and therefore is important for academic success
    • Promotion: students must earn a 2.3 in English, Math, History and Science both semesters to be promoted to 9th grade
    • Retention: students who fall below 2.3 either semester will not be allowed to attend the promotion ceremony in June or attend 9th grade the following fall
      • Interventions: After school, Saturday school; students will be required to attend to meet the necessary requirements for promotion

    Interventions

    • Students may be enrolled in Reading Improvement or Math Lab, or Study Table
    • After School Intervention (ASI): assigned to students afterschool for extra help or to complete work
      • Tuesdays - Thursdays, 3:13 to 4:00 pm
      • Students are assigned by teacher or administration
    • After School Intervention (ASI with individual teacher): assigned to students afterschool for re-teaching and re-testing
    • Summer School for students not meeting requirements for promotion

    Parent Link

    • Automated telephone system that allows us to communicate with you by sending home messages between 6 and 9 pm
    • Calls may include reminders about upcoming tests, projects and events at the school, or your student's behavior in the classroom
    • If your students did not complete their homework you will receive a call in regards to your student’s referral to the ASI

    Report Cards

    • A report card will go home approximately every 6 weeks
    • Grades are final at the end of each semester in December and June
    • Only semester report cards (December and June) are mailed home. All others are carried home by the students with a reminder phone call prior