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    SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109

     

    POLICY

    MIDDLE SCHOOL ADVANCED LANGUAGE ARTS CLASSES

     

    Criteria for Placement in Middle School Advanced Language Arts Classes

    From Grade 5 to Grade 6 Advanced Language Arts

    Students must meet three of the four following criteria according to Susquehanna Township School District guidelines:

    1. Recommendation from fifth grade teacher.
    2. 94% cumulative average in Language Arts.
    3. Advanced ranking in reading and writing PSSA.
    4. Independent reading level of at least two years above current academic grade level on a standardized reading inventory.

     

    From Grade 6 to Grade 7 Advanced Language Arts

    Students must meet three of the four following criteria according to Susquehanna Township School District guidelines:

    1. Recommendation from sixth grade teacher
    2. 94% cumulative average in Language Arts.
    3. Advanced ranking in reading and writing PSSA.
    4. Independent reading level of at least two years above current academic grade level on a standardized reading inventory.

     

    From Grade 7 to Grade 8 Advanced Language Arts

    Students must meet three of the four following criteria according to Susquehanna Township School District guidelines:

    1. Recommendation from seventh grade teacher.
    2. 94% cumulative average in Language Arts
    3. Advanced ranking in reading and writing PSSA.
    4. Independent reading level of at least two years above current academic grade level on a standardized reading inventory.

     

    Approved by the School Board - February 27, 1984

    Amended by the School Board - June 8, 1987

    Amended by the School Board - November 24, 2008