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Atascadero USD |  BP  6146.5  Instruction

Eighth Grade Promotion Standards Of Proficiency   

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Eighth grade students who have completed the district's prescribed course of study shall be eligible for a certificate of promotion.

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

The Board of Trustees shall adopt district standards of proficiency in reading comprehension, writing and computational skills and in other areas the Board deems appropriate. Students shall be assessed for these basic skills and receive remedial instruction when needed.

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the district's standards of proficiency are developed with the active involvement of teachers, administrators, counselors and parents/guardians.

The Superintendent or designee shall provide for the periodic screening of assessment instruments for racial, cultural or gender bias.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51215-51218 Student progress, elementary and secondary schools

51225.4 Elementary school District certification of sufficient preparation

52510 Requirements for eighth grade graduation (adult school)

Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 21, 2002 Atascadero, California