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Middle School Requirements

Middle School
Promotion & Graduation Criteria
 
Course
Sixth Grade
Promotion Requirement
Credits
Earned
Seventh Grade
Promotion Requirement
Credits
Earned
Eight Grade
Promotion Requirement
Credit
Earned
English
  • Reading Workshop
  • Writing Workshop
  • ELLs: ESL and NLA
  • Advanced R and W
  • Have an average of at least 65% in English /ESL /NLA at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete English / ESL / NLA Portfolio
2 ELA
  • Have an average of at least 65% in English /ESL /NLA at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete English / ESL / NLA Portfolio
2 ELA
  •  Have an average of at least 65% in English / ESL/ NLA/ at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Advanced Reading and Writing Workshops
  • Satisfactorily complete English /ESL /NLA Portfolio
2 ELA
History
  • 6th U.S. History I
  • 7th U.S. History II
  • 8th World Civilizations
  • Have an average of at least 65% in History at the end of the fourth marking period
2 HIS
  • Have an average of at least 65% in History at the end of the fourth marking period
2 HIS
  • Have an average of at least 65% in History at the end of the fourth marking period
2 HIS
Mathematics
  • 6th General Mathematics
  • 7th Pre-Algebra
  • 8th Algebra
Algebra Regents Exam
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Mathematics at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete Mathematics Portfolio
2 MAT
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Mathematics at the end of the fourth marking period
    Satisfactorily complete culminating project of photography workshop 
  • Satisfactorily complete Mathematics Portfolio
2 MAT
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Mathematics at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete culminating project of "elements of design" workshop
  • Satisfactorily complete Mathematics Portfolio
Algebra Regents Exam
2 MAT
Science
(Scientific Methods course)
  • Living Environment
  • Earth Science
  • Intro to Chemistry/Physics
Living Environment
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Science at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete culminating Controlled Experiment at Field Study project
2 SCI
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Science at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete culminating Design and Secondary Research project 
2 SCI
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Science at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily compete culminating Exit Project and all required labs to take regents exam
Living Environment Regents
2 SCI
Physical Fitness
  • Health/Nutrition
  • Physical Fitness
  • Have an average of at least 65% in P / E at the end of the fourth marking period
2 PF
  •  Have an average of at least 65% in P / E at the end of the fourth marking period
2 PF
  •  Have an average of at least 65% in P / E at the end of the fourth marking period
2 PF
Talent
  • The Arts
  • Technology
  • Have an overall average of at least 65% in art, technology, drama, music, and/or graphics at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily complete Talent Portfolio and culminating project
2 TAL
  •  Have am average of at least 65% in art, technology, drama, music, and /or graphics at the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily compete Talent Portfolio and culminating project
2 TAL
  • Have am average of at least 65% in art, technology, drama, music, and /or graphics at the fourth marking period
  • Satisfactorily compete Talent Portfolio and culminating project
2 TAL
Foreign Language
  • Spanish
Spanish Regents Exam
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Foreign Language at the end of the fourth marking period
1 FL
  •  Have an average of at least 65% in Foreign Language at the end of the fourth marking period
1 FL
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Foreign Language at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Take Spanish LOTE
1 FL
Advisory
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Advisory at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Complete two service learning projects
  • Participate in at least one extracurricular activity each semester
  • Complete 25 hours of volunteer service
1 ADV
  • Have an average of at least 65% in Advisory at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Participate in at least one extracurricular activity each semester
  • Complete 25 hours of volunteer service 
1 ADV
  •  Have an average of at least 65% in Advisory at the end of the fourth marking period
  • Complete two extended service learning internships
  • Participate in at least one extracurricular activity each semester
  • Complete portfolio presentation, exit interview with graduation committee
1 ADV
Total Middle School Credits Earned:   14   14   14