California State Law AB 1639 and District Policy establish a promotion and retention policy that is based on a student's achievement. Students in the eighth grade must pass a minimal number of core curriculum classes (i.e., mathematics, science, social science and language arts) and successfully complete any prescribed supplemental instructional program. If your child is at risk for being retained, you will be notified as soon as possible. Students who are at risk of retention will be provided with programs of supplemental instruction
DISTRICT RETENTION POLICY (for: 8th grade only) Cumulative grades of six or more “F's” in core subject areas, according to the District retention policy, may result in exclusion from the 8th grade activities and/or promotional activities.