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Promotion Requirements

Promotion Requirements

Grades 4 and 5 Lebanese (LP) and American Program (AP)

In order to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level, a student must meet the following:

  1. a cumulative average score of 65% or above,
  2. no incomplete (I) grades in any subject,
  3. no more than 6 unexcused absences throughout the academic year, and
  4. obtain clearance from the Disciplinary Council.

 

  • If a student has a failing cumulative average[1], then the deliberation committee[2] will decide whether or not the student is retained or will have to complete the remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.

 

  • If a student has a passing cumulative average[3]but is failing one or more subjects, then the deliberation committee will decide whether or not the student will have to complete remedial work. The deliberation committee may decide to have the student receive tutoring sessions in a specific subject.

 

  • If a student struggles academically throughout the year in most subject matters and despite school and home support and referral to the Special Education Department, the deliberation committee will request from parents to have their child undergo an external formal educational assessment before promotion is granted.

 

  • If a student demonstrates unsatisfactory academic achievement, and upon the recommendation of the deliberation committee, the student will be placed on academic probation.

 

 

  • If a student exceeds the maximum allowed number of unexcused absences, then he/she will have to complete remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.

 

  • If a student fails to meet the disciplinary requirement, then he/she will be promoted with disciplinary probation and may be asked to attend counseling sessions as recommended by the school counselor.

 

 

The school rector reserves the right to override the decision of the deliberation committee where appropriate.

 


[1] Failing cumulative average: a cumulative average less than 65%

[2] Deliberation committee: A committee which includes all the teachers of the class, the head of division & the supervisor

[3] Passing cumulative average: a cumulative average greater or equal to 65%

 

 

 

Grade 6 Lebanese (LP) and American Program (AP)

In order to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level, a student must meet the following:

  1. a cumulative average score of 65% or above,
  2. no incomplete (I) grades in any subject,
  3. no more than 6 unexcused absences throughout the academic year, and
  4. obtain clearance from the Disciplinary Council.

 

  • If a student has a failing cumulative average[1], then the deliberation committee[2] will decide whether or not the student is retained or sits for make-up exams in the failing subjects.

 

  • If a student has a passing cumulative average[3]but is failing one or more subjects, then the deliberation committee will decide whether or not the student has to sit for qualifying 

exams in those subjects. The qualifying exam mark will be used to replace the final exam mark.

 

  • If a student has incomplete grades, then the student must sit for a qualifying exam in that subject or complete a remedial assignment as recommended by the deliberation committee.

 

  • If a student struggles academically throughout the year in most subject matters and despite school and home support and referral to the Special Education Department, the deliberation committee will request from parents to have their child undergo an external formal educational assessment before promotion is granted.

 

  • If a student exceeds the maximum allowed number of unexcused absences, then he/she will have to complete remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.

 

  • If a student fails to meet the disciplinary requirement, then he/she will be promoted with disciplinary probation and may be asked to attend counseling sessions as recommended by the school counselor.

 

 

 

The school rector reserves the right to override the decision of the deliberation committee where appropriate.

 

N.B. The make-up and qualifying exams are administered in September of every academic year.

 


[1] Failing cumulative average: a cumulative average less than 65%

[2] Deliberation committee: A committee which includes all the teachers of the class, the head of division & the supervisor

[3] Passing cumulative average: a cumulative average greater or equal to 65%