Promotion Standards

MMS Middle Years Programme

Level 1 (Grade 6)

Definition of failing Teacher Standard:  Student receives a final criteria grade of 2 or below in two or more classes ORstudent receives a final criteria grade of 2 or below in Math, Language A, or Language B class.   

 Student fails Teacher Standard and passes EOGs

  • Student will be retained at the IB school in current grade or go back to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student passes Teacher Standard and fails EOGs

  • Student will be retained at the IB school in current grade or go back to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails Teacher Standard and fails EOGs

  • Student must return to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student will be retained or promoted at IB principal discretion.

Student fails to complete community service requirement

  • Student must return to home school.

Level 2 (Grade 7)

Definition of failing Teacher Standard:  Student receives a final criteriagrade of 2 or below in two or more classes ORstudent receives a final criteria grade of 2 or below in Math, Language A, orLanguage B class.  

 Student fails Teacher Standard and passes EOGs

  • Student will be retained at the IB school in current grade or go back to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student passes Teacher Standard and fails EOGs

  • Student will be retained at the IB school in current grade or go back to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails Teacher Standard and fails EOGs

  • Student must return to home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student will be retained or promoted at IB principal discretion.

Student fails to complete community service requirement

  • Student must return to home school.

Level 3 (Grade 8)

Definition of failing Teacher Standard:  Student receives a final criteria gradeof 2 or below in two or more classes ORstudent receives a final criteria grade of 2 or below in Math, Language A, orLanguage B class.  

Student fails Teacher Standards and passes EOGs/EOCs

  • Student may not continue on to South Iredell for the Middle Years Programme but must return to traditional home high school as a ninth grade student.

Studentpasses Teacher Standard and fails EOGs/EOCs

  • Student will be retained at the IB school in current grade or go back to the home school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails Teacher Standard and fails EOGs/EOCs

  • Student may not continue on to South Iredell for the Middle Years Programme but must go to traditional home high school where promotion or retention will be determined collaboratively by the IB principal and home school principal.

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student will be retained or promoted at IB principal discretion.

Student fails to complete community service requirement

  • Student may not continue on to South Iredell for the Middle Years Programme but must go to traditional home high school as a ninth grade student.

Level 4 (Grade 9)

Definition of failing TeacherStandard:  Student fails any 1course.

 Student fails Teacher Standard

  • Student must return to traditional home high school (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student must return to traditional home school (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails to complete community service requirement

  • Student must return to traditional home high school (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Level 5 (Grade 10):

Definition of failing TeacherStandard:  Student fails any 1course.

Student fails Teacher Standard

  • Student may not continue into the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Studentfails to pass all courses with a C or higher

  • Student must meet with Diploma Programme coordinator to determine appropriate pathway (i.e., continuing in the Diploma Programme, enrolling in the IBCC Programme, or enrolling in the traditional program). Students who are not zoned for SIHS but do not continue in DP or enroll in IBCC must apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows.

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student may not continue into the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Studentfails to complete community service requirement

  • Student may not continue into the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails to demonstrate sufficient growth (i.e.,achieve a minimum score of 15) through the Personal Project

  • Student may not continue into the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

 

SIHS Diploma Programme Promotion Standards

Grade 11:

Definition of failing TeacherStandard:  Student fails any 1course.

Student fails Teacher Standard

  • Student may not continue in the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails due to attendance

  • Student may not continue in the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails to demonstratesufficient growth (i.e., complete 5 of the 8 required learning outcomes)through Creativity, Action and Service by the end of the junior year

  • Student may not continue in the Diploma Programme but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

Student fails to submit a polisheddraft of the Extended Essay by the end of the junior year

  • Student may not continue in the Diploma but may apply to remain at SIHS in the traditional program with BOE approval if space allows (failing students zoned for SIHS will be enrolled in traditional classes).

 

 

Studentsmay only enter the Diploma Programme as juniors if they have completed all prerequisitecoursework and conferenced with the Diploma Programme coordinator.

 

 

 


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