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Gateway USD |  BP  6146.5  Instruction

Eighth Grade Promotion Requirements   

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In order to recognize successful completion of elementary and middle school education, the Governing Board shall confer a certificate of promotion from the eighth grade.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

Certificates of promotion shall be awarded only to students who have completed the course of study prescribed by law and the district. (Education Code 51402)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)

In addition, students shall meet district requirements for promotion based on grades, assessments or other indicators as specified in Board policy and administrative regulation.

(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

(cf. 6162.5 - Student Assessment)

Legal Reference:


48070-48070.5 Promotion and retention

51400-51403 Elementary school diplomas

52507-52510 Requirements for eighth grade graduation (adult school)

60641-60647 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60648 Minimum performance levels


adopted: August 18, 2010 Redding, California