PROMOTIONAL CRITERIA

WHAT DOES YOUR CHILD NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO TO BE PROMOTED TO THE NEXT GRADE LEVEL?

Here is the minimum promotional criteria for what you need to work on so that your child can move to the next grade level. Your child’s teacher can provide you with specific details and resources to help your child succeed.

Kindergarten

Independent Reading at Level C or above

(examples of level C books)

Informational Writing Piece

Example of Student Work

End of Year Math Test – (18/23)

Knows alphabet letters and sounds (Letters 50/54 and Sounds 25/28) (Video)

Sight Words – knows a minimum of 30 (30/50) (Sight Words List)

Spelling – Scores 18+ on Spelling Inventory

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade K)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grad (Grade K)

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio

(ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio)

Grade 1

Independent Reading Benchmark is Level I/J/K or above. Minimum promotional level is G/H.

(Example of Level G Passage)

Independent Writing - Narrative Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

EXAMPLE OF STUDENT WORK

Independent Writing - Informational Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

EXAMPLE OF STUDENT WORK

Eureka Math Module Test Avg 50% or higher End of Year

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grade(First Grade)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grade(First Grade)

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio)

Grade 2

Independent Reading at Level M or above. Minimum promotional level is K/L (

Example of Level K Passage)

Independent Writing - Persuasive Writing Piece (Level 3 or higher)

EXAMPLE OF STUDENT WORK

Eureka Math Module Test Avg 50% or higher End of Year

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 2)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 2)

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math & Classwork in all subject portfolio)

Grade 3

Reading at Level P or above. Minimum promotional level is N

(Example of Level N passage)

Writing at least 1 ½ pages independently

Take and pass all state exams

2018 Grade 3 English Language Arts Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 3 English Language Arts Test Scoring Materials

2018 Grade 3 Mathematics Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 3 Mathematics Test Scoring Materials

Eureka Math Module Test Avg. 50% or higher End of Year

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grad(Grade 3)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grad (Grade 3)

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)

Grade 4

Reading at T Level or above. Minimum Promotion level is P

(Example of Level P Passage)

Writing at least 2 pages independently

Take and pass all state exams

2018 Grade 4 English Language Arts Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 4 English Language Arts Test Scoring Materials

2018 Grade 4 Mathematics Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 4 Mathematics Test Scoring Materials

Eureka Math Module Test Avg 50% or higher End of Year

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 4)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 4)

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)

Grade 5

Reading at Level V or above. Minimum promotional level is S

(Example of Level S Passage)

Writing at least 3 pages independently

iReady ELA performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 5)

iReady Math performing at early, mid, or late in current grade (Grade 5)

Take and pass all state exams

2018 Grade 5 English Language Arts Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 5 English Language Arts Test Scoring Materials

2018 Grade 5 Mathematics Test Released Questions

2018 Grade 5 Mathematics Test Scoring Materials

Eureka Math Module Tests 50% higher End of Year

Meets benchmark on grade level portfolio (ELA, Writing, Math, & Classwork in all subject areas)