• GCPS/LRMS Promotion Criteria 

  • 6th Grade Promotion to 7th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 7th grade, students are required to pass five out of six subjects each semester. Language Arts and Mathematics must be two of the five subjects passed.

    Should a student not earn promotion to 7th grade, he or she may have the opportunity to attend summer school to learn the AKS curriculum not mastered during the school year. Students may attend summer school for no more than two semester-long classes.

    A Special Education student’s promotion is determined by his or her Individualized Education Program (IEP).
    Promotion for an English Learner (EL) or a student with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) is guided by his or her English Learner Proficiency Plan.

  • 7th Grade Promotion to 8th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 8th grade, students are required to pass five out of six subjects each semester. Language Arts and Mathematics must be two of the five subjects passed.

    Should a student not earn promotion to 8th grade, he or she may have the opportunity to attend summer school to learn the AKS curriculum not mastered during the school year. Students may attend summer school for no more than two semester-long classes.

    A Special Education student’s promotion is determined by his or her Individualized Education Program (IEP).
    Promotion for an English Learner (EL) or a student with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) is guided by his or her English Learner Proficiency Plan.

  • 8th Grade Promotion to 9th Grade

    To earn promotion to the 9th grade, students are required to pass five out of six subjects each semester. Language Arts and Mathematics must be two of the five subjects passed.

    Should a student not earn promotion to 9th grade, he or she may have the opportunity to attend summer school to learn the AKS curriculum not mastered during the school year. Students may attend summer school for no more than two semester-long classes.

    In Georgia, 8th grade students also are required to achieve 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 End of Grade (EOG) Assessment. Students who do not meet either of these state promotion requirements may be required to retest after summer school.
    A Special Education student’s promotion is determined by his or her Individualized Education Program (IEP).

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