The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School K-5
3700 Morrell Avenue
Information & Resources
Graduation and Promotion Requirements
Kindergarten - No retention unless it is requested by parent and is supported by school and region.
Grade 1 - Students in Grade 1 must have a reading level of G or above, and a math level of Basic, Proficient or Advanced (2,3 or 4).
Grade 2 - Students in Grade 2 must have a reading level of or above, a math level of Basic, Proficient or Advanced (2,3 or 4) and a science level of Basic, Proficient or Advance (2,3 or 4).
Grades 3-5 - Students will be promoted if the score at Basic or above on End-of Grade tests and receive passing grades on reading, math and science. Students in Grade 3 must participate successfully in a Multidisciplinary or Service Learning Project.
For students who scored below the 26th percentile on the TerraNova:
Students who do not score at Basic or above on End-of-Grade tests or who do not receive passing grades on their report cards wil be assigned to the Summer Program.
Students assigned to the Summer Program must pass End-of-Summer Program test to be promoted.
Students With Disabilities - Students with disabilities will be promoted or will graduate if they complete satisfactorily a special education program developed by an Individual Education Plan team.
These forms can be downloaded and printed out. Fill out and return to your child's teacher.
Various extracurricular activities are available at Hancock School. Please Note: Reading and Math are a priority. Attendance at Power Hour is required before an extra curricular activity can be considered.
Clubs meet after school and during lunch periods and include:
Please look for the complete list and permission form in the Tuesday folder or request one from your child's teacher.