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1 8 th Grade Promotion Advancing to High School Successfully Akins Crockett Travis LASA McCallum

2 STAAR 2 End of Course Grades 3-8 Content Process

3 End of Course How many? High School END OF COURSE Assessments MathEnglishScienceSocial Studies Algebra I English I Reading English I Writing BiologyWorld Geography Geometry English II Reading English II Writing ChemistryWorld History Algebra II English III Reading English III Writing PhysicsU.S. History

4 HS/MS Connection How many? EOC and 8 th Grade MathEnglishScienceSocial Studies Math 8Reading 8Science 8Soc. St. 8 Algebra I English I Reading English I Writing BiologyWorld Geography Geometry English II Reading English II Writing ChemistryWorld History Algebra II English III Reading English III Writing PhysicsU.S. History

5 STAAR Testing Schedule Math:April 2 nd * Reading:April 3 rd * Science:April 24 th Soc. St.April 25 th *Must Retake if not passed

6 6 STAAR Performance Standards 2 Cut-Points / 3 Levels Level I Unsatisfactory Academic Performance Level II Satisfactory Academic Performance Level III Advanced Academic Performance Satisfactory Advanced Above Minimum For EOCs Only

7 Level I Unsatisfactory INADEQUATELY PREPARED for next grade or course Level II Satisfactory SUFFICIENTLY PREPARED for next grade or course Level III Advanced WELL PREPARED for next grade or course Performance Categories

8 Oh, Honey! You are soooo sufficient ! Oh, Honey! You are soooo sufficient !

9 Scoring Cut Points for 8 th Grade Reading:27/52 (52%)45/52 (87%) Math:17/45 (38%)35/45 (78%) Science:29/54 (54%)46/54 (85%) Soc. St.25/52 (48%)43/52(83%) Passing Advanced

10 – Math and Reading – must take math and reading tests again up to three times if you don’t pass the test. Student who fails the math or reading test the second time must attend summer school and take test a 3 rd time – Science and Social Studies – only one chance to take the test! Student Success Initiative

11 What’s Next? Pass all 4 STAAR tests and pass all CORE Class Grades (70 or Higher) Promote to HIGH SCHOOL Fail one or more STAAR Tests and pass all CORE Class Grades (70 or Higher) Retest (math or reading only) Pass Fail Fail 3 or more CORE Class Grades and Pass all STAAR Tests Fail 3 or more CORE Class Grades and fail one or more STAAR Tests Summer School Grade Placement Committee Retest (math or reading only)

12 GPC Decision Process Promotion Student failed one or more STAAR Tests and/or failed 3 or more CORE classes for the school year GPC reviews STAAR Scores, Student Grades, Summer School Reports, Student History, and Makes Decision Retention Student Attends High School in fall of 2013 Student REPEATS 8 th Grade in

13 Grade 8 End of Year Activities Class T-Shirts

14 End of Year Activities Class Field Trip

15 End of Year Activities 8 th Grade Dance In May

16 End of Year Activities 8 th Grade Awards Ceremony

17 End of Year Activities  Good Behavior  FOCUS!  Take Care of Business! Focus on getting to High School Successfully

18 8 th Grade Promotion Advancing to High School Successfully Akins Crockett Travis LASA McCallum


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