• Testing & Promotion Criteria

     

  • About Promotion to 1st Grade

    To earn promotion to the 1st grade, students must demonstrate proficiency of the current grade-level Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS). Readiness for the 1st grade will be determined by the child’s classroom grades, assessments, and/or input from the school’s Student Support Team (SST).

  • About Promotion to 2nd Grade

    To earn promotion to the 2nd grade, students must demonstrate proficiency of the current grade-level Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS). Readiness for the 2nd grade will be determined by the child’s classroom grades, assessments, and/or input from the school’s Student Support Team (SST).

  • About Promotion to 3rd Grade

    To earn promotion to the 3rd grade, students must demonstrate proficiency of the current grade-level Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS). Readiness for the 3rd grade will be determined by the child’s classroom grades, assessments, and/or input from the school’s Student Support Team (SST).

  • About Promotion to 4th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 4th grade, students should score Grade Level or Above on the Reading and Vocabulary domain of the Language Arts Georgia Milestones End of Grade (EOG) Assessment. Students who do not score Grade Level or Above on the Reading and Vocabulary domain of the Language Arts Georgia Milestones EOG Assessment may have the opportunity to attend summer school for targeted instruction. These students may be required to retest after summer school.

    Students should also possess the academic knowledge and skills necessary to be successful at the next grade level. Students who do not score Grade Level or Above on the Reading and Vocabulary domain of the Language Arts Georgia Milestones EOG but who have a yearlong average that is passing (70 or higher) in Reading may be promoted.

  • About Promotion to 5th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 5th grade, students should have a yearlong average of 70 or better in Reading and Mathematics and possess the academic knowledge and skills necessary to be successful at the next grade level in Science and Social Studies.

  • About Promotion to 6th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 6th grade, students should score Grade Level or Above on the Reading and Vocabulary domain of the Language Arts Georgia Milestones End of Grade (EOG) Assessment and achieve the performance level of Developing or higher on the Mathematics Georgia Milestones EOG. Students who do not score Grade Level or Above on the Reading and Vocabulary domain of the Language Arts Georgia Milestones EOG Assessment and/or who do not achieve the performance level of Developing or higher on the Mathematics Georgia Milestones EOG may have the opportunity to attend summer school for targeted instruction. These students may be required to retest after summer school. Students should also possess the academic knowledge and skills necessary to be successful at the next grade level.


    Students who do not meet grade-level proficiency on the Reading and Vocabulary domain and/or achieve the performance level of Developing or higher on the Mathematics EOG assessment but who have a yearlong average that is passing (70 or higher) in the corresponding course (Reading or Math) may be promoted.

  • Note*

    Promotion for an English Learner (EL) or a student with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) is guided by his or her English Learner Proficiency Plan.

2019-2020 Georgia Milestones Testing Dates

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