• 4TH GRADE (UPPER ELEMENTARY) 


    4th Grade Point Distribution

    Students will need a total score of 70 or above to be considered for vacancies.

    Grade Point Average

    (Current School Year)

    Norm Referenced Test  

    (MAP, ITBS, Terra Nova, Stanford 9, ect.)

    On Site Essay

    Student Interview

    Points Possible

    15

    30

    30

    15

    100


    Breakdown of Possible Point Distribution:  

    Grade Point Average (Up to 15 points)

    Core Classes only

    A minimum GPA of 75 is required. Up to 15 points will be awarded as follows:

    GPA

    75-79

    80-84

    85-89

    90-94

    95-100

    Points

    3

    6

    9

    12

    15

     

    Norm Referenced Test (Up to 30 points)

    MAP, ACP’s or other DISD approved assessments

    A minimum score of 40% on norm referenced tests (MAP, ITBS, Terra Nova, Stanford9, ect) is required.Up to 30 points will be awarded as follows:

    (4 Grade)

    5 each

    10 each

    15 each

    Reading

    40%- 60%

    61% - 80%

    81% +

    Math

    40%- 60%

    61% - 80%

    81% +

      

    Onsite Essay (Up to 30 points)

    The essay is an expository essay based on prompts inspired by 4th grade STAAR writing prompts. 

    The rubric is based on the 4th grade STAAR Writing Rubric.

    Score

    1

    2

    3

    4

    Points

    Possible

    10

    18

    25

    30

     

    Student Interview (Up to 25 points)

    The interview is a series of questions seeking to identify academically oriented, focused, driven and thoughtful students.

    The questions attempt to connect us with students that have potential and compatibility with our model.