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Middle School Program

Boy ExperimentingThe Honors Program

The Middle School Honors Program is designed to meet the academic needs of the gifted and high achieving student.   The curriculum for the Honors Program is challenging and rigorous in all four content areas.  

Acceptance into the Middle School Honors Program is different from the Elementary Gifted Program. Students who are evaluated for acceptance to the Honors Program can qualify for up to 4 Honors classes or as few a 1 Honors class.

Typically those students who do not qualify for all four honors classes could be recommended to one of the following concentration/focus areas based on academic strengths:

Students accepted into the Eighth Grade Honors Program will have the opportunity to earn high school credit in Algebra 1 and Earth Science.

To earn high school credit, a student must have a final grade of a C- or higher and score at least 70% on each of the trimester exams.

  Sixth Grade Seventh Grade Eighth Grade
Honors Math 7th Grade Math 8th Grade Math Algebra I
Honors English Language Arts Springboard
Level 1
Springboard
Level 2
Springboard
Level 3
Honors Science 6th Grade Science
enriched
7th Grade Science
enriched
Earth Science
Honors Social Studies Western Hemisphere
enriched
Eastern Hemisphere
enriched
American History
enriched

 

The Extracurricular Requirement has been suspended for the 2013-14 school year.  It is currently being re-evaluated.  Teachers within the Honors Program may still be requiring an extra-curricular activity for their class as a grade.  Please speak with your teacher directly.  The GT Office will communicate with families directly if another extracurriculuar type requirement is inacted.