Graduation and Promotion Requirements
General Promotion Standards for Grades 1-8
1. The teacher shall review the student’s end-of-year profile from the previous year and any other pertinent school records, including CSAP Support Logs.
2. In grade 1, the school shall notify the parent of each student who entered the grade performing below the Basic level. In grades 2 through 8, the school shall notify the parent of each student who scored below the 26th percentile in the Spring 2005 TerraNova.
3. The teacher shall begin or continue to follow the CSAP process for each identified student and maintain appropriate CSAP Support Logs. Support provided via CSAP must occur within mandated timeframes for each level of intervention.
4. Students in grades 2 through 8 who scored below the 26th percentile in the spring 2005 administration of the TerraNova test will receive 120 hours of additional supports, including Extended Day and Summer Program. Schools shall notify parents of the importance of the student’s participation in the 120 hours of support.
5. Students in grades 2 through 8 who scored between the 26th and 49th percentile in the spring administration of the TerraNova test shall be encouraged, but not required, to participate in 120 hours of additional supports, including Extended Day and Summer Program. Parents and students shall be advised that the requirements may be stricter in following years.
6. Following the end of the second marking period, for a student who is performing below the Basic level, the teacher shall continue providing supports, or refer students to CSAP Tier II for individualized intervention planning. Parents shall be notified of the child’s level of achievement and invited to participate in the CSAP Tier II meeting. Support provided via CSAP must occur within mandated timeframes for each level of intervention.
7. At the end of the school year, the teacher shall forward intervention plans and all supporting data for use during the subsequent school year for students who score below the Basic level on End-of-Grade (EOG) tests and score below the Basic level in other content area measurements, as defined by performance descriptors aligned with PDE standards and found in the Core Curriculum.
Promotion & Graduation
Review the School District of Philadelphia's Promotion and Graduation Policy.
Home & School Association
Jay Cooke Elementary now has an active Home and School Association. The Jay Cooke Family welcomes our President- Shimaine Brown, Vice President- Kia Knight and Treasurer- Nache Johnson.
At Cooke, we encourage and value the participation of all parents in their child's education. Parents who are interested in joining a Home and School Association urged to contact our main office.