Third Grade Guarantee

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Third Grade Guarantee


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Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee is a program to identify students from kindergarten through grade 3 that are behind in reading. Groveport Madison Schools provides help and support to ensure students are on track for reading success by the end of third grade.

Third Grade Promotion Score for 2018-2019

The State Board of Education has voted to raise the promotion score of the grade 3 Ohio’s State Test in English Language Arts to 677 for the 2018-2019 school year. Any student who scores 677 or higher on the English language arts scaled score will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year. In addition, the Ohio Department of Education has set the reading subscore alternative promotion score for the grade 3 English language arts test at 45 for the 2018-2019 school year. Any student who scores 45 or higher on the reading subscore will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year, even if the student scores below 677 on the English language arts test.
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