Middle Level Retention Policy

  • ~CRCS Middle School Retention/Promotion Changes~

    (Effective 2007-2008)


    The following New York State mandated classes will be considered

    "Core" classes for purposes of promotion/retention in grades 6th, 7th & 8th:


    -         English

    -         Mathematics

    -         Social Studies

    -         Science

    -         5th Core

    Ø      6th Grade - Reading *

    Ø      7th Grade - Technology *

    Ø      8th Grade - French IA* or Spanish IA*


    ~65% is the passing average for all Middle School subjects~


    In order to be promoted to the next grade level, student must pass a minimum of four of their five grade level core subjects. (listed above)  Summer school is NOT an option for promotional purposes. Students may attend summer school in an effort to increase their skills but, it will be on a voluntary basis and the cost will be borne by the parent/guardian.


    *New core classes as of 2007-2008