Promotion for Grades 1-5
To be promoted from grade to grade, a student must earn an overall average of 70 or above, derived by averaging the final numerical grades for language arts, mathematics, social studies and science. In addition, a student must earn a final grade of 70 or above in both language arts and mathematics and must meet orexceed the minimal “performance floor” requirements set for language arts and mathematics. Elementary students must meet attendance requirements to be eligible for promotion.
Additional Promotion Requirements For Grade 5
In order to be promoted, students in grade five must pass the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) reading test. Students in grade five must also pass the STAAR mathematics test. Fifth graders will have three testing opportunities for STAAR reading and mathematics.