• Honors Criteria for Students Entering 7th/8th Grades

     

    Incoming 7th Graders

    • Must score a minimum of Advanced, for mid-year 7th Grade, on at least 1 administration of STAR screener in 6th grade
    • Must have a minimum score of 3.2 on each of 6th grade writing prompts
    • Must meet 1 out of the following 2:
      • Advanced score on grade 5 ELA PSSA

      • Overall final average of an A (93% or higher) in 6th grade on-level ELA course or A- (90% or higher) in 6th grade rigorous ELA course

    Incoming 8th Graders

    Must have 4 out of the following 5:

    • Must score a minimum of Advanced, for mid-year 8th grade, on at least 1 administration of STAR screener in 7th grade
    • Advanced score on 6th grade ELA PSSA
    • Overall final average of an A (93% or higher) in 7th grade on-level Language Arts course or A- (90% or higher) in 7th grade honors Language Arts course
    • Overall final average of an A (93% or higher) in 7th grade on-level Language Arts course or A- (90% or higher) in 7th grade honors Language Arts course
    • Teacher recommendation