According to the revisions of the Memphis-Shelby County Schools Promotion and Retention Policy 5013, to be promoted to third grade, in the spring term of each school year, second grade students must achieve success against 8 out of 12 Criteria for Success. Throughout the school year, students will have several opportunities to demonstrate progress towards the 12 Criteria for Success. Per Memphis-Shelby County Schools Promotion and Retention Policy 5013, second grade students who meet 8 of 10 Criteria for Success are eligible for promotion to 3rd grade.
Keeping parents and guardians of students K-2 informed on their child’s progress is our top priority, therefore all K-2 teachers will receive on-going training and resources regarding implementation of the policy, training and tracking student progress and the required parent communications necessary for success. The school will be required to develop and implement a progress monitoring plan for the child. The plan must be developed "in consultation with the parent.