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Santa Cruz City Schools |  BP  6146.5  Instruction

Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements   

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In order to recognize successful completion of elementary and middle school education, the Governing Board shall confer certificates of completion from elementary and middle schools and from special day classes of elementary and middle grades.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

Diplomas 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, multiple measures of 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:

EDUCATION CODE

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

Policy SANTA CRUZ CITY SCHOOLS

adopted: February 23, 2011 Soquel, California