PROMOTIONAL POLICY
GRADE
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
SUBJECT








LANG. ARTS LITERACY
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
MATH
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
SOCIAL STUDIES


X
X
X
X
X
SCIENCE


X
X
X
X
X
  1. In grades 1, 2 and 3, a child who fails in language arts literacy (reading and language arts) or mathematics shall be retained.
  2. In grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, a child who fails in any three promotional subjects shall be retained. A child must receive a passing grade in every promotional subject – either during the academic school year or by attending North Bergen Summer School.
  3. Mid-marking period elementary school progress reports will be sent home to inform parents of their child’s progress. The report card will indicate the year-to-date student progress.
  4. All promotions are absolute and are not considered conditional or trial promotions in any respect.
  5. The final report card and cumulative record will indicate the promotion or placement of the student.

Note: Only students fulfilling all requirements to receive a diploma are eligible to participate in the eighth grade graduation exercises.

Last Modified on April 20, 2009
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