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Grade to Grade Promotion Requirements for Middle School

To meet regular grade to grade promotion requirements, students must successfully pass the equivalent of four full-year courses, which must be from the areas of English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.

Failed courses must be recovered before exiting middle school.  See the school counselor about course recovery options.

* For students that are in the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) or Exceptional Student Education (ESE) programs, please check with the administrator, placement specialist, and/or ESOL curriculum compliance teacher regarding requirements for promotion.

Intensive Reading Requirements

Any student that receives a Level 1 or Level 2 on the FSA ELA test will be placed in an intensive reading class. Each school may differ on the structure of its reading classes, so check with the administrator regarding placement of Level 1 and Level 2 students.

 Promotion to High School

To be promoted from eighth grade involves the successful completion of three years of English, math, science and social studies.  Failed courses must be recovered before exiting middle school.  See the school counselor about course recovery options.

Also, as part of the requirements for middle grades promotion to ninth grade, the student is required to successfully complete a career and education planning course in the 7th or 8th grade.  The course must include educational planning using the online student advising system known as the MyCareerShines Career and Education Planning Tool (https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/mycareershines/) and shall result in the completion of a 4 year plan. Each student’s plan must be signed by the student’s school counselor or academic advisor and the student’s parent/guardian.

  

For additional information on middle school requirements, see the Student Progression Plan in the Quick Links below.

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