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Promotion Requirements for Sixth Grade. 2006 – 2007 Students on Regular Pupil Progression Leon County Schools. Legislative Requirements. The 2006 – 2007 Legislature passed House Bill 7087 related to middle grades promotion. Legislative Requirements.

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promotion requirements for sixth grade

Promotion Requirements for Sixth Grade

2006 – 2007

Students on Regular Pupil Progression

Leon County Schools

legislative requirements
Legislative Requirements
  • The 2006 – 2007 Legislature passed House Bill 7087 related to middle grades promotion.
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Legislative Requirements
  • Beginning with students entering grade 6 in the 2006 - 2007 school year, promotion from a middle school requires that students successfully complete the following academic courses.
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Legislative Requirements
  • English 3 middle school or higher year long courses
  • Mathematics 3 middle school or high year long course
  • Social Studies 3 middle school or high year long course
  • Science 3 middle school or high year long course
  • Career and Education Planning – to be completed in 7th or 8th grade
class performance
Class Performance
  • Your child is expected to satisfactorily perform academic work on the sixth-grade level throughout this school year.
  • Your child must pass five of the six courses taken, three of which must be in the areas of English, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies.
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Class Performance
  • To pass a course, four or more grade points must be earned during the year and at least one of these must be earned during the last two grading periods.
minimum competency
Minimum Competency
  • Your child is expected to demonstrate competency in the areas of reading, writing, math, social studies and science at the following levels:
english includes reading language arts
English (Includes Reading/Language Arts
  • Mastery of all grade-level Core Benchmarks as evidenced by a grade of “D” or better. (Core Benchmarks are the most important concepts and skills a student should learn.)
  • Score at or above the 25th national percentile on a norm-reference test (for example, FCAT-NRT).
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English (Includes Reading/Language Arts
  • Score at or above Level 2 on FCAT-SSS Reading.
writing
Writing
  • Mastery of all grade-level Core Benchmarks as evidenced by a grade of “D” of better.
  • A score of 3.5 or higher on any District Writes Upon Request Administration
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Math
  • Mastery of all grade-level Core Benchmarks as evidenced by a grade of “D” or better. (Core Benchmarks are the most important concepts and skills a student should learn.)
  • Score at or above the 25th national percentile on a norm-referenced test (for example, FCAT-NRT)
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Math
  • Score at or above Level 2 on FCAT – SSS Math.
science
Science
  • Mastery of Grade – Level Expectations as evidenced by a grade of “D” or better.
social studies
Social Studies
  • Mastery of Grade – Level Expectations as evidenced by a grade of “D” or better.
  • The new social studies requirement stipulates that students must complete three (3) middle school or higher year-long courses in social studies, one semester of which must include the study of state and federal government and civics education.