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Promotional Criteria

WHAT DOES YOUR CHILD NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO TO BE PROMOTED TO THE NEXT GRADE LEVEL?

 
Here is the minimum promotional criteria for what you need to work on so that your child can move to the next grade level. Your child’s teacher can provide you with specific details and resources to help your child succeed.

 

Kindergarten

  • Independent Reading at Level D or above

  • Informational Writing Piece

  • End of Year Math Test – (18/23)

  • Knows alphabet letters and sounds (Letters 50/54 and Sounds 25/28)

  • Sight Words – knows a minimum of 30 (30/50)

  • Spelling – Scores 18+ on Spelling Inventory

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio)

 

Grade 1

  • Independent Reading at Level I/J/K or above

  • Independent Writing - Narrative Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

  • Independent Writing - Informational Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

  • End of Year Math Test – Computation (10/15); Open-Ended (3/5)

  • Problem Solving - score of 3 or higher (3/5)

  • End of Year ELA Test (High Level 2 or higher)

  • End of Year Mathematics Test (High Level 2 or higher)

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio

 

Grade 2

  • Independent Reading at Level M or above

  • Independent Writing - Persuasive Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

  • ELA Short Response – (3/5)

  • End of Year Math Test – Computation (10/15); Open-Ended (3/5)

  • End of Year ELA Test (High Level 2 or higher)

  • End of Year Mathematics Test (High Level 2 or higher)

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio)

 

Grade 3

  • Reading at Level P or above

  • Writing at least 1 ½ pages independently

  • Take and pass all state exams

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)

 

Grade 4

  • Reading at T Level or above

  • Writing at least 2 pages independently

  • Take and pass all state exams

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)

 

Grade 5

  • Reading at Level V or above

  • Writing at least 3 pages independently

  • Take and pass all state exams

  • Meets benchmarks on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)