8th Grade Promotion and STAAR Presentation

Report
8th Grade Promotion
Akins
Crockett
Travis
LASA
McCallum
Advancing to High School Successfully
STAAR
Grades
3-8
Content
End of
Course
Process
2
End of Course
High School END OF COURSE Assessments
Math
How
many?
English
Science
Social Studies
Algebra I
English I Reading
English I Writing
Biology
World Geography
Geometry
English II Reading
English II Writing
Chemistry
World History
Algebra II
English III Reading
English III Writing
Physics
U.S. History
HS/MS Connection
EOC and 8th Grade
Math
English
Math 8
Reading 8
Algebra I
Science
Social Studies
How
many?
Science 8
Soc. St. 8
English I Reading
English I Writing
Biology
World Geography
Geometry
English II Reading
English II Writing
Chemistry
World History
Algebra II
English III Reading
English III Writing
Physics
U.S. History
STAAR Testing Schedule
•
•
•
•
Math:
Reading:
Science:
Soc. St.
April 2nd*
April 3rd*
April 24th
April 25th
*Must Retake if not passed
STAAR Performance Standards
2 Cut-Points / 3 Levels
Level I
Unsatisfactory
Academic
Performance
Above Minimum
Satisfactory
For EOCs
Only
Advanced
Level II
Level III
Satisfactory
Academic
Performance
Advanced
Academic
Performance
6
Level II
Satisfactory
SUFFICIENTLY PREPARED
for next grade or course
Level I
Unsatisfactory
INADEQUATELY PREPARED
for next grade or course
Level III
Advanced
WELL PREPARED
for next grade or course
Performance Categories
Oh, Honey!
You are
soooo
sufficient!
Scoring Cut Points for 8th Grade
Passing
Advanced
• Reading: 27/52 (52%) 45/52 (87%)
• Math:
17/45 (38%) 35/45 (78%)
• Science:
29/54 (54%) 46/54 (85%)
• Soc. St.
25/52 (48%) 43/52(83%)
Student Success Initiative
– Math and Reading – must take math and reading
tests again up to three times if you don’t pass the
test. Student who fails the math or reading test
the second time must attend summer school and
take test a 3rd time
– Science and Social Studies – only one chance to
take the test!
What’s Next?
2.
1.
Pass all 4 STAAR tests
and pass all CORE
Class Grades (70 or
Higher)
Fail one or more
STAAR Tests and
pass all CORE
Class Grades (70
or Higher)
Promote to
HIGH SCHOOL
Retest (math or
reading only)
3.
Fail 3 or more
CORE Class
Grades and Pass
all STAAR Tests
Summer School
Pass
Fail
Retest (math or
reading only)
Grade Placement
Committee
4.
Fail 3 or
more CORE
Class Grades
and fail one
or more
STAAR Tests
GPC Decision Process
Student failed one or more STAAR
Tests and/or failed 3 or more CORE
classes for the school year
GPC reviews STAAR Scores,
Student Grades, Summer School
Reports, Student History, and
Makes Decision
Promotion
Student Attends High
School in fall of 2013
Retention
Student REPEATS 8th
Grade in 2013-2014
Grade 8
End of Year Activities
Class T-Shirts
End of Year Activities
Class Field Trip
End of Year Activities
th
8
Grade Dance
In May
End of Year Activities
th
8
Grade Awards
Ceremony
End of Year Activities
 Good Behavior
 FOCUS!
 Take Care of Business!
Focus on getting to High School Successfully
8th Grade Promotion
Akins
Crockett
Travis
LASA
McCallum
Advancing to High School Successfully

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