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Promotion Guidelines for 2016-17
M. Ann Levett, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600


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IHE-E (3) Promotion Guidelines
School Year 2016-2017

Kindergarten
• Mastery of Reading, Math and ELA standards as determined by GKIDS
Meet the attendance policy requirements

 Grade 1
• Have a final grade of 70 or higher in ELA, Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science
• Meet the attendance policy requirements

 Grades 2-5
• Have a final grade of 70 or higher in ELA, Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science
• Meet the attendance policy requirements
• See assessment targets on MAP and SRI in chart below

Grades 6-8
• Have a final grade of 70 or higher in ELA, Math, Social Studies and Science
• Have a final grade of 70 or higher in 75% of the total number of connections courses taken
• Meet the attendance policy requirements
• See assessment targets on MAP and SRI in chart below

Assessment Guidelines - Grades 2 - 8

These assessments are NOT the sole criteria in determining promotion/retention. Elementary and middle school principals will use multiple measures in determining final student promotion decisions.

Special provisions may be made for students who are English Language Learners and students with identified disabilities.

 

                      IHE-E (3) Promotion Guidelines

Grade Level

Assessment

Minimum Target Score

2016-2017

Grade 2

SRI

360

MAP

186

Grade 3

SRI

560

MAP

198

Grade 4

SRI

660

MAP

207

Grade 5

SRI

760

MAP

215

Grade 6

SRI

835

MAP

219

Grade 7

SRI

890

MAP

223

Grade 8

SRI

955

MAP

227



 

GKIDS
(GA Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills) provides a summary of student performance in English Language Arts and Mathematics at the end of the kindergarten school year.

SRI /Lexile
(Scholastic Reading Inventory) is a reading assessment program which provides immediate, actionable data on students' reading levels and growth over time.

MAP/RIT
(Measure of Academic Progress) is a mathematics assessment program which is used to evaluate mathematics proficiency.