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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

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