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                                          Parcells Middle School

                            Honors Class Placement Criteria - - 6th Grade

Honors Math:

  - Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level ahead

  - Level 1 on Math MEAP

  - Teacher recommendation

  - A minimum of 10 on constructed response and/or 60% on the Grosse Pointe Math Assessment

  - NWEA RIT score of 231 or above



Honors English Language Arts:

  -   Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level ahead

  -   Level 1 on Reading MEAP

  -    A two-year (grades 4 & 5) composite score of 11 or higher on the Grosse Pointe Writing Assessment

  -   Teacher recommendation

  -   NWEA RIT score of 220 or higher


        Please note that students who are placed in honors courses must maintain the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75
GPA) and must stay current with homework. Students who drop below the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or
do not stay current with homework, as indicated by either an interim or quarter grade report, will be placed
on probation for a period of nine weeks (the equivalent of one quarter). At the end of the nine-week
probationary period, the student must have raised his or her grade back to the level of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and
satisfactorily completed homework in order to continue his or her enrollment in honors courses. If the
student continues to earn less than a grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or not stay current with homework at the
end of the nine-week probationary period, he or she will be removed from the honors class(es) where the
student is not achieving at the required level.
                                       Grosse Pointe Public Schools

                                          Parcells Middle School

                             Honors Class Placement Criteria - - 7th Grade


               Honors Math (For students not enrolled in honors Math in the prior school year)


  - Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level.
  - Level 1 on Math MEAP
  - Teacher recommendation
  - NWEA RIT score of 238 or above

      Honors English Language Arts (For students not enrolled in honors ELA in the prior school year)


  - Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level ahead
  - Level 1 on Reading MEAP
  - A three-year composite score of 16 or higher on the Grosse Pointe Writing Assessment
  - Teacher recommendation
  - NWEA RIT score of 228 or higher

                                               Honors Science


 - Enrollment in advanced math is required
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Science test
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Reading test
 - Minimum average grade of A- in the prior school year Science class

                                            Honors Social Studies


 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Social Studies test
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Reading test
 - Level 5 or higher on the most recent Grosse Pointe Writing test
 - Minimum average grade of A- in the prior school year Social Studies class

        Please note that students who are placed in honors courses must maintain the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75
GPA) and must stay current with homework. Students who drop below the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or
do not stay current with homework, as indicated by either an interim or quarter grade report, will be placed
on probation for a period of nine weeks (the equivalent of one quarter). At the end of the nine-week
probationary period, the student must have raised his or her grade back to the level of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and
satisfactorily completed homework in order to continue his or her enrollment in honors courses. If the
student continues to earn less than a grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or not stay current with homework at the
end of the nine-week probationary period, he or she will be removed from the honors class(es) where the
student is not achieving at the required level.
                                       Grosse Pointe Public Schools

                                           Parcells Middle School

                             Honors Class Placement Criteria - - 8th Grade

               Honors Math (For students not enrolled in honors math in the prior school year)


  - Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level.
  - Level 1 on Math MEAP
  - Teacher recommendation
  - NWEA RIT score of 243 or above

      Honors English Language Arts (For students not enrolled in honors ELA in the prior school year)


  - Ability to work at (or capable of working at) approximately one grade level ahead
  - Level 1 on Reading MEAP
  - Teacher recommendation
  - NWEA RIT score of 231 or higher
   - Level 5 or higher on the most recent Grosse Pointe writing test

                                               Honors Science

              Honors Science (For students not enrolled in honors math in the prior school year)


 - Enrollment in advanced math is required
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Science test
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Reading test
 - Minimum average grade of A- in the prior school year Science class

                                            Honors Social Studies

           Honors Social Studies (For students not enrolled in honors math in the prior school year)


 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Social Studies test
 - Level 1 on the most recent MEAP Reading test
 - Level 5 or higher on the most recent Grosse Pointe Writing test
 - Minimum average grade of A- in the prior school year Social Studies class


        Please note that students who are placed in honors courses must maintain the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75
GPA) and must stay current with homework. Students who drop below the grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or
do not stay current with homework, as indicated by either an interim or quarter grade report, will be placed
on probation for a period of nine weeks (the equivalent of one quarter). At the end of the nine-week
probationary period, the student must have raised his or her grade back to the level of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and
satisfactorily completed homework in order to continue his or her enrollment in honors courses. If the
student continues to earn less than a grade of ‘B-’ (2.75 GPA) and/or not stay current with homework at the
end of the nine-week probationary period, he or she will be removed from the honors class(es) where the
student is not achieving at the required level.

				
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