Promotion and Retention

Promotion and Retention Policy

Promotion Requirements for Students in Grades 6 and 7

 To meet promotion requirements from 6th to 7th grade or 7th to 8th grade, students must successfully pass the equivalent of four full-year courses, three of which must be from the areas of English Language Arts, mathematics, science and social studies. s. 1008.25(2)(a-b), F.S.

Promotion Requirements for Students in Grade 8

 The requirement to be promoted from eighth grade involves the successful completion of three middle grades (or higher) courses of English Language Arts, math, science and social studies. A semester course in career and education planning is also required in the 6th, 7th , or 8th grade. This course will be an internet-based course. For students who fail a required course, course recovery options are available.