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Grade Level Placement of Students


Grade level placement decisions are to be made in the best educational interests of students.


  1. The Principal shall:
    1. Consider the academic, social and physical development needs of the students when grade level placement decisions are made;
    2. Consult with the Superintendent or designate when considering the placement of a student to be in a grade level that is not at the subsequent grade level for the following school year; and
    3. Consult with parents when considering the placement of a student.


Sections 12, 18, 20, 22, 23, 39, 60, 61, 113 School Act

Ministerial Order 016/97 – Teaching Quality Standard

Practice Review of Teachers Regulation 4/99

Student Record Regulation 71/99

Student Evaluation Regulation 169/98

Student Evaluation Policy 2.1.2

Use and Reporting of Results on Provincial Assessments Policy 2.1.3

Board Policy 12 Role of the Superintendent


Revised January 2015