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Performance Based Middle School Program

2022-2023 MIDDLE SCHOOL PLACEMENT GUIDELINES

2022-2023 MIDDLE SCHOOL PLACEMENT GUIDELINES

The following are the placement guidelines for Accelerated English and Social Science classes at the middle school level for 2022-23. The 9th grade English placement criteria is provided as a reference.
 
 
MIDDLE SCHOOL PLACEMENT GUIDELINES
The following are the placement guidelines for Accelerated English and Social Science classes at the middle school level for 2022/23. The 9th grade English placement criteria is provided as a reference.
6th Grade
All GATE students are automatically placed. Additional students will be placed into Accelerated Classes if they meet the requirement noted below for 5th grade:
1) Smarter Balanced Scaled Score of 2687
7th Grade
All GATE students are automatically placed. Additional students will be placed into Accelerated Classes if they meet 2 of 3 requirements noted below from 6th grade:
1) Smarter Balanced Scaled Score of 2711 or higher
2) 3.5 GPA in English 6 Acc or 4.0 GPA in English 6
3) iReady 6th grade spring reading score of 658 or above
8th Grade
All GATE students are automatically placed. Additional students will be placed into Accelerated Classes if they meet 2 of 3 requirements noted below from 7th grade:
1) Smarter Balanced Scaled Score of 2733 or higher
2) 3.5 GPA in English 7 Acc or 4.0 GPA in English 7
3) iReady 7th grade spring reading score of 670 or above
9th Grade
GATE Identification is not considered when placing students into classes at the high school level. The Honors English I placement guidelines are:
1) 3.5 GPA in English 8 Acc or
2) 4.0 GPA in English 8