Pediatric Rehabilitation & Education Grade Classification

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8th Grade & Below

Grade level for students below the high school level is defined by a combination of factors. These include, but are not limited to, the number of school days attended, net instruction hours received, national and state educational standards, and the student’s Individual Education Plan.

Freshman

To be classified as a ninth grader, a student must be promoted from the middle school.

Sophomore

To be classified as a tenth grader, a student must earn a minimum of six (6) credits by the end of grade nine. The six credits must include a full credit in mathematics.

Junior

To be classified as an eleventh grader, a student must earn a minimum of twelve (12) credits by the end of grade ten. The twelve credits must include one credit each in English I and English II or their equivalents and two full credits in mathematics.

Senior

To be classified as a twelfth grader, a student must earn a minimum of 18 credits by the end of grade eleven. The 18 credits must include a full credit each in English I, II, and III, or their equivalent and two full credits in mathematics.