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High School Credit Courses

 

Guidance for HS Credit Courses taken in Middle School 2024-2025

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for placement in High School Honors Physical Science:  

  • The student must be Proficient or Distinguished on the 6th Grade GA Milestones in Mathematics.

    • For students who do not have a 6th Grade GA Milestones assessment, the student must score 75% or higher on the iLearn 7th Grade Multi-Grade Diagnostic during the December administration. (update when MAP is in place)

  • The student must have an 80% or above average on the first semester Common Interim Assessments in 7th Grade Science 

  • The student must have a first-semester average of 85% or above in 7th Grade Science and 7th Grade Mathematics.

  • The student must have an RI Lexile of 1010 at the December administration.

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for placement in Enhanced Algebra: Concepts & Connections. These students will not be identified until after the 7th Grade NWEA MAP scores are received in May.

  • The student must be Proficient or Distinguished on the 6th Grade GA Milestones and Distinguished on the 7th Grade GA Milestones in Mathematics. 

    • For students who do not have a 6th Grade GA Milestones assessment, the student must score at 90% or higher on the iLearn 7th Grade Multi-Grade Diagnostic on the May administration

  • The student must have a yearly average of 90% or above on Common Interim Assessments in 7th Grade Mathematics.

  • The student must have an average of 90% or above in the first three marking periods of 7th Grade Mathematics.

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for placement in High School Spanish I (this is NOT an honors class and will not receive the honors points): 

  • The student must be Proficient or Distinguished on the 6th Grade GA Milestones in ELA.  

    • For students who do not have a 6th Grade GA Milestones assessment, the student must score at 85% or higher on their Final 6th Grade ELA Average

  • The student must have a first-semester average of 90% or above in 7th Grade ELA.

  • The student must have an 85% or above average on the first semester Common Interim Assessments in 7th Grade ELA.

  • The student must have an RI Lexile of 1010 at the December administration

  • Foreign Language will be a lottery-based selection for all students who return the signed form by the designated due date.

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for placement in High School Basic Agriculture (this is NOT an honors class and will not receive the honors points): 

  • The class will be composed of students interested in continuing with the Agricultural Pathway in high school.

  • 50% of the seats in the class will initially be offered to students who meet the following criteria: 

    • The student must have a final average in 6th-grade science of 79 or below. 

    • The student must have a CIA average of 75 or below. (Units 1, 2, and 3 - 7th grade Science).

    • If the IS does not receive a commitment from the parents and students who meet the above criteria, the seats may be offered to students who wish to pursue the pathway and do not meet the criteria.

  • 50% of the seats in the class will be offered to students who choose to commit to the Agricultural Pathway in high school.

  • Both 8th grade agricultural classes will be High School Basic Agriculture.

 

*The remaining seats are filled with students interested in pursuing an Agriculture Pathway in High School.