5th Grade (UPPER ELEMENTARY)
5th 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
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:
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:
On Site Essay (Up to 30 points)
The essay is an expository essay based on prompts inspired by 5th grade STAAR Writing prompts.
The rubric is based on the 4th grade STAAR Writing Rubric.
On Site 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.