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     Middle School promotion requirements as written in the 2013-2014 BPS Handbook
     
     

    6th Grade

    To be promoted to 7th grade, students must receive a passing grade in a total of three courses from the following subject areas: English language arts (ELA)/English as a second language (ESL), mathematics, science and history/social science

    • To pass ELA/ESL, students must pass the district year-end formative assessment
    • To pass math, students must pass the end-of-year math assessment or end-of-summer math assessment

     

    7th Grade

    To be promoted to grade 8, students must receive a passing grade in a total of six courses from the following subject areas in grade 6 and 7: English language arts (ELA)/English as a second language (ESL), mathematics, science and history/social science.

     

    The courses must include at least:

    •                   Three ELA/ESL + math course
    •          One science course
    •                   One history/social science course

     

    8th Grade

    To be promoted to grade 9, students must receive a passing grade in a total of ten courses from the following subject areas in grades 6, 7 and 8: English language arts (ELA)/English as a second language (ESL), mathematics, science, and history/social science.

     

    The courses must include at least:

    •                 Five ELA/ESL + math courses
    •         Two science courses
    •         Two history/social science courses