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Promotion Requirements
Promotion to Grade 1 is based on a comprehensive assessment of academic indicators, as well as other areas of development.

Grades 1-2
Promotion to the next grade level is based on a student's mastery of 70 percent of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for language arts, mathematics, science and/or social studies.

Grades 3-8
Students must attain a 70 average in core academic courses (language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies) and have an overall 70 average for all courses taken in order to be promoted to the next grade level.

Grade 9
To enter Grade 9, a student must have been promoted from 8th grade.

Grade 10
To enter Grade 10, a student must have earned at least six credits towards graduation, including English I, Algebra I, one required science credit, and one required social studies credit.

Grade 11
To enter Grade 11, a student must have earned at least 12 credits toward graduation, including English II, Geometry, two required social studies credits, and two required science credits.

Grade 12
To enter Grade 12, a student must have earned at least 18 credits toward graduation, including English III.

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