Policy JGA Assignment of New Students to Classes and Grade Levels

File: JGA

Assignment of New Students to Classes and Grade Levels

New students entering from public schools, private schools and on-line programs accredited by the Colorado Department of Education shall be placed in grades and classes on the basis of their grade placement/credits in the school from which they are transferring.

The district administration or designee, through academic achievement tests and other evaluation measures as found necessary, shall determine the appropriate grade level/credit status of students transferring from home schools, private schools and on-line programs that have not been accredited by the Colorado Department of Education. Such students must demonstrate proficiency in the district-adopted content standards at their appropriate placement level.

Adopted: December 14, 1993

Revised: August 9, 2005

Revised: September 23, 2014

LEGAL REF.: C.R.S. 22-33-104.5 (4)

CROSS REF.: IHBG, Home Schooling

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado