In order for HISD students to be promoted to the next grade level, they must show that they have met HISD’s Promotion Standards. These standards include classroom grades, local or state tests, and attendance as follows:
- State requirement of overall yearly grade average of 70 or above and local requirement of a grade average of 70 or above in language arts, mathematics, and science and/or social studies.
- Sufficient attendance – a student's total number of absences cannot exceed 10 percent of class meetings.
The 2022-2023 Houston ISD Promotion Standards has been published on the HISD Resources website under Student Requirements.
If you have questions, please contact Wanda Thomas, Senior Manager, Federal and State Compliance, at 713-556-6753 or email@example.com.
|Grade Level||Promotion Standards|
|1 & 2||Students must:
|3, 4, & 5||Students must:
|6, 7, & 8||Students must:
Emergent bilingual students requiring an Accelerated Learning Committee must have a Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) representative on the committee.
For students served through special education services, the campus Annual Review and Dismissal/Individual Education Program (ARD/IEP) committee will serve as the Accelerated Learning Committee.
If a student does not meet the promotion standards outlined above, the school shall contact the parent/guardian regarding opportunities for the student to receive additional instruction.