• Folsom Middle School English Department

  • 2022 – 2023 FMS Criteria for Honors English Placement

    Incoming 6th Grade: 

    1. End of 5th grade iReady Reading test score of at least 641 

    2. “Standard Exceeded” on 5th grade ELA SBAC test 

    3. All A’s in 5th grade Reading and Writing

     

    Incoming 7th Grade: 

    1. End of 6th grade iReady Reading test score of at least 654 

    2. “Standard Exceeded” on 6th grade ELA SBAC test 

    3. All A’s in 6th grade English or B’s in 6th grade Honors English

     

    Incoming 8th Grade: 

    1. End of 7th grade iReady Reading test score of at least 670 

    2. “Standard Exceeded” on 7th grade ELA SBAC test 

    3. All A’s in 7th grade English or B’s in 7th grade Honors English 

     

    Students who meet the above grade level criteria will be placed in Honors English unless the parent checks the box “I do not want my child in Honors English” on the registration form. Students who have met some, but not all, of the requirements or those who request Honors English will be ranked and placed in the class as space is available. Honors English is a yearlong commitment and schedule changes will not be made during the school year. GATE identification and/or previous placement in an accelerated program do not guarantee placement when a student has met some, but not all, of the criteria for placement in Honors English.

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  • 2020-2021 Honors English Criteria

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