7th Grade Elective Descriptions 7th Grade Elective Worksheet 7th Grade Pack Class Descriptions
8th Grade Elective Descriptions 8th Grade Elective Worksheet 8th Grade Pack Class Descriptions
March 25th: Students received their registration packets in the Pack classes
April 8th: Both online registration completed and signed registration forms to Pack teacher
Math and ELA acceleration notification: early July (due to spring Smarter Balanced Assessment scores)
Student Schedules released one week before the start of school in August
Students are placed in advanced math primarily based on their standardized test scores. See the grid below for math acceleration pathways:
Typically, families receive notification of advanced course placements after the spring Smarter Balanced test scores are available to buildings in the summer.
Students are placed in advanced ELA primarily based on their standardized test scores.
Highly Capable students will automatically be placed in Advanced ELA unless parents opt for a different placement. Typically, families receive notification of these course placements after the Smarter Balanced spring test scores are available to buildings in the summer.
In almost all cases, currently accelerated 7th grade students continue in advanced math and English Language Arts (ELA) course pathways. If there are concerns around continuing in advanced courses, parents will be contacted by their child’s teacher before the end of the school year.
What about current 7th graders that are not in advanced core courses?
Students that are enrolled in grade-level ELA and math classes may accelerate if their Smarter Balanced test scores in the spring support advanced placement. These students’ families will be notified over the summer regarding this option.