Test date set for entrance to BPS advanced work classes
Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced today test dates for non-BPS students interested in enrolling in Advanced Work Class (AWC). AWC is a full-day program that provides an accelerated academic curriculum for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The AWC program includes the same subjects as the regular education program; however, each subject is studied in more depth at an accelerated pace and requires the completion of more classroom work and homework by the student.
BPS will test students currently enrolled in grades 3, 4, and 5 at private, parochial, and charter schools for possible entrance into the Advanced Work Class Program beginning in September 2013. The TerraNova exam, third edition, is used to determine eligibility for the AWC program and the SUPERA exam for the Spanish AWC program. Registration materials will be available at all non-public schools in Boston, BPS Family Resource Centers, as well as branches of the Boston Public Library in mid-September. The deadline for registration is October 5, 2012.
These tests will be administered, free of charge, to Boston residents at the Washington Irving Middle School, 105 Cummins Hwy, Roslindale on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Candidates should report to the Irving School by 8:30 A.M. on the day of the test. Students who attend Boston Public Schools must take the test in their assigned public school.
For further information, please visit www.bostonpublicschools.org/awc or contact Enrollment Planning & Support at 617-635-9512.